Parts of a Computer Game for 2nd & 3rd grade Speakers • Equipment attached to the computer to play sound. Monitor • The part of the computer that shows pictures from the CPU onto a screen. • Looks like a TV screen. CPU • CPU=Central Processing Unit • It is the computer’s brain • The part of the computer that carries out the directions given to the computer. Keyboard • Part of the computer with keys used to enter data Mouse • Handheld part of the computer that moves the cursor on the screen. Printer • Printers are attached to computers so information can be printed onto paper Headphones • Attached to the computer so only the user can hear the sounds of the computer Scanner • Equipment attached to the computer that copies pictures, writing, posters, photos, etc. • Turns the copies into digital files so they can be stored on the computer. Digital Camera • Works like a regular camera except it makes digital files of the pictures. • Can be attached to the computer so the photos can be downloaded or printed.