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Electrical conductors

Computational thinking, Computer systems, Programming, Sciences | MakeCode | 7-11 yrs

5 lessons aimed at pupils aged 8-9 years (KS2 Year 4 in England). Pupils develop their understanding of flowchart algorithms, selection, inputs and outputs by programming the BBC micro:bit to make a tester for electrical conductivity.

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Volcano animations

Computational thinking, Geography, Programming | MakeCode | 7-11 yrs

5 lessons aimed at pupils aged 8-9 years (KS2 Year 4 in England). Pupils explore animations, developing their computational thinking and use repetition to create volcanic eruption animations using the LEDs on the BBC micro:bit.

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Introduction to cryptography

Computational thinking, History, Programming | MakeCode, Python | 11-14 yrs

3 lessons designed for students aged 11-14 years (KS3 Years 7-9 in England) to follow on from the ‘Cyber security unit,’ unit and a good first-introduction to text-based programming. Students are introduced to the fascinating world of cryptography through unplugged and programming activities.