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Year 7

Lesson 2 Networking hardware

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This lesson explores the functionality of key hardware components found in a network. The lesson covers network cables, hubs, servers and routers. Each is explained in turn, and learners then use their knowledge of each component to build a series of increasingly complicated network diagrams. This lesson also includes a piece of homework in which a series of terms and statements need to be matched up.

Learning objectives

  • List examples of the hardware necessary for connecting devices to networks

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