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Unit of work

Digital flashcards

Computational thinking, Languages | MakeCode | 7-11 yrs

Lesson 4

Predicting & experimenting

Introduction

Pupils develop their logical reasoning skills before experimenting with the MakeCode editor to find additional ways of controlling the BBC micro:bit’s LEDs. They then plan an algorithm for a digital number flashcard.

Learning objectives

  • To use logical reasoning to identify the output of a program
  • To tinker (experiment) to develop understanding
  • To create an algorithm that meets given criteria

You will need

Downloadable resources:

  • Lesson plan
  • Lesson slides
  • HEX files
    • What's my program 1
    • What's my program 2
    • What's my program 3

Other resources:

Paper - writing, highlighter pens (different colours)

Lesson plan