Explore the Curriculum
Enter a World Where Small Is Powerful
Your computer uses a microprocessor to do its work. Smaller and thinner than a dime, this tiny silicon chip contains millions of transistors that work together to help you do everything from write a school report to search the Web for the current population of the Svalbard Islands.
But what really is a microprocessor? How are they made? And how do they do all the things they do?
Let's shrink ourselves down and explore the world of microprocessors. Go to Lesson 1 to start.