During their KS2 education in ICT children will be exposed to multimedia presentations such as PowerPoint. They will see how multimedia presentations can come in many different forms and have many different uses.
A multimedia presentation is one that uses more than one medium. Text, sound, 'photos, animations, videos and interactive content are all forms that might be combined in the one presentation. 'Multimedia' seems to be a thoroughly twenty-first-century concept - it's so modern that you'd think it appeared in the last few years. You might be surprised to know that people have been discussing 'multimedia' since the 1950s! 'Multimedia' is often used to make presentations more exciting.
See how much you know about the different forms multimedia presentations can take and the different uses they have by playing this quiz.