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The development of microprocessor technologies since the 1950s, their growing uses in industries and impact upon the world at large.
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15 May 2007

Classroom Ideas

Using the clip, the children could compile a list of appliances they use in a normal day. They might investigate those that use a microchip and how their life might look without this technology. A timeline of the history of the computer could be collaboratively combined bringing it up to the minute with the latest technology that the children use. They might also consider what the computers of the future might look like.

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