Microprocessors



Learning about Microprocessors


CPU Chefs: Making Microprocessor Pizza -- This is a review of section 2B in your book
First, we discussed in class the following:

Number of cores

  • Single
  • Dual
  • Quad

Word Size

  • 32 Bit
  • 64 bit

How Microprocessors execute instructions

  • Serial
  • Pipelining
  • Parallel - threads

Making Microprocessor Pizza

In this activity, you and your team will demonstrate the different aspects of processors using the pizza kitchen analogy as you take pictures that demonstrate the different scenarios. You'll be assigned a team. Click on your team and then create models using play dough to demonstrate that. Make sure that the lable is IN the picture like the one shown here:
microprocessor-pizza-1a.png

Use the Microprocessor Pizza Template when you make your page.

1st Period

Team 1A Microprocessor Pizza - Molly, Kelby, Jenna
Team 1B Microprocessor Pizza - White - Taylor, Will, Palmer
Team 1C Microprocessor Pizza - Blue - Ty, Tristen, Zach
Team 1D Microprocessor Pizza - Red - Hunter, Morgan, Haley, Kelly

2nd Period

Team 2A Microprocessor Pizza - Matt, Collier, Dru
Team 2B Microprocessor Pizza - Savana, Micah, Caroline
Team 2C Microprocessor Pizza - Nick, Mac, Woody
Team 2D Microprocessor Pizza - Lexie, Callie, Perra