Network Hardware

Lesson Instructions

Watch and follow the YouTube video, the lesson contains three parts:

  1. Key Information and content - all you need to do here is watch and listen. We recommend you take some notes for this one!

  2. Learning activity - You are to complete the table to identify network devices.

  3. Consolidation - these are past exam question and are for deliberate practice to check your understanding.

Task - Network Hardware

Network Hardware Activity

Task - Exam Questions - Deliberate Practice

Exam Questions - Web

Mark Scheme

Question 1 (i)

  • Modem/Router


Question 1 (ii)

  • NIC

    • To connect Ethernet cable to computer

  • Router

    • to receive and transmit data within the network/ to send data around a network

  • Bridge

    • connect networks together

  • Switch

    • to connect multiple devices together

  • Hub

    • to connect multiple devices together

  • Server

    • to store the data/manage the network

  • Wireless Access Point/WAP

    • to allow for wireless transmission of data

  • Cables

    • to connect devices together

  • Modem

    • To connect computers via a telephone lines/ to convert digital data to analogue / to convert analogue data to digital


Question 2

  • Router/Modem/ADSL adapter