Computer Hardware: Building a Computer. Plans and resources for a project to build understanding of computer specifications by learning to build your own computer system: looks at what's inside the case, peripheral devices and operating systems. Aimed at KS3 but could adapt for KS2. (from TES).
mn: Please do not skimp on tools if you want to work on or build your own computer from parts. A full kit costs about $50 I think and you just NEED all that stuff sooner or later - Rosewill 90 Piece Professional Computer Tool Kit, #RTK-090