TERM/WEEK: THIRD TERM/ WEEK 7
DATE: 4th July, 2020
CLASS: Grade 2
SUBJECT: COMPUTER SCIENCE
TOPIC: Computer Software
REFERENCE: Hapans Computer Simplified for Primary 3 by A. N. Udofia / Internet.
Computer software, also called program, is a set of instructions and its documentations that tell a computer what to do or how to perform a task. Software includes all different software programs on a computer, such as applications and the operating system.
Types of Software are namely application software and system software.
- Application Software: this type of software is used to perform specific tasks. Examples include word processors, graphics application and spreadsheet applications.
- System Software: the system software controls the computer hardware and other application software.
They are categorised into
(a) Operating System
(b) Device Drivers
(e) Utility Software
- What is computer software?
- List two types of computer software.
- List five categories of system software.