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).
Kano is the first computer that anyone, anywhere can make. Our mission is to give young people – and the young at heart – a simple, fun way to make and play with technology, and take control of the world around them.
The final part of CNET's guide to building your own computer will walk you through the entire process from connecting your first wire to installing the operating system. Read this article by Dan Graziano on CNET. via @CNET