OCR: Topic 18 Resources

Students need to understand:
  • packet switching

Choose from the following to help you learn:


CAMBRIDGE Computer Science: 
Page 199 Section "Packets" which continues through Page 200 and mentions "packet switching" on Page 201
ROBSON & HEATHCOTE Computer Science (9-1):
Page 21. Section "Circuit switching and packet switching" with a diagram at the top of Page 22
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(3rd edition):
Page 93. Section "Packet switching on the Internet", bottom half of page.
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(2012):
Page 84. Section "Packets", bottom half of page.
AXSIED GCSE Computer Science (3rd edition)
Page 31 - R16. Section "Packets and routing" bottom half of page

ROUSE & O'BYRNE GCSE(9-1) Computer Science:
Page 54. Section "Packets", continues onto Page 55.
Page 56. Section "Packet switching".

Web Sites

BBC Bitesize: Page 1 Data Packets (Nothing specifically on Packet Switching)
Cambridge MOOC: 51 Packets. (Nothing specifically on Packet Switching)
Wikipedia: Network packets and Packet Switching (2 articles)
Simple Wikipedia: n/a
Techopedia: Packet Switching
Cambridge Digital:  n/a
Teach-ICT:  n/a


TheNewBoston: n/a
Hurray Banana:
Packet Switching basics - Watch from 0:00 to 8:16

Packets - Watch from 0:00 to 1:45
More on sending Packets - Watch from 5:45 to 10:44

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