The History of Computing goes back thousands of years. The abacus is an example of a device used for computing and is very very old. The first electronic computer was built in the 1940's. The popular use of personal computers really took off in the 1980's.

What was computing like in the 1980's?
http://oldcomputers.net/
How do the 1980's compare with computing today?

Research these questions and present what you have found out in an appropriate format.

As we have recently played with diagrams and mindmaps it would be ideal if one of these were used in your work.