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CT4.31 - Von Neuman Architecture

Still alive today, the Von Neuman Architecture designed in 1945 is yet to be challenged.

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A design architecture for an electronic digital computer.

Mathematician John von Neumann outlines the architecture of a stored-program computer, including electronic storage of programming information and data -- which eliminates the need for more clumsy methods of programming such as plugboards, punched cards and paper.


A Summary

 

Minimum Grade Best for students 5th grade and up
Complexity Level Hard
Length 20 minutes / Class
Subject Area Architecture of stored program computer

Target Audience

We think this is best for students 5th grade and up.

Testing?

YES.  Just like most of our micro-lessons there will be a test after this lesson.

The entire class is 20 minutes long. 15 minutes will be devoted to material mixed with tests and games. The remaining 5 minutes for testing or retesting.

You will do great. Don't worry. You can always retest again if you aren't able to achieve 80% or better the first time around."


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