Now You See It, Now You Don't: Video Cards and Monitors

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Introduction

Students will learn to identify video cards, video card interfaces, how to replace the video card in the computer. They will also learn how to troubleshoot and replace a monitor, how to set screen resolutions, and how to deal with monitors that flicker or have poor image quality.

Lesson Time

Time Needed
1 - 2 Class Period

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California's 2008 CTE Standards (1)
California Academic Content Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will understand the role of the video card in the computer system.
  • Students will be able to identify video card types, location in the computer system, and common problems associated with its malfunction.
  • Students will be able to identify common monitor malfunctions and how to resolve these issues.

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