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Unit of work

Nature art

Computational thinking, Digital arts, Programming | MakeCode | 7-11 yrs

This unit of 4 lessons is suitable for pupils aged 7-8 years (KS2 Year 3 in England). They create nature representations, firstly using art materials and are introduced to computational thinking and programming the LEDs on the micro:bit. 

Learning objectives

  • can understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of computer science, including abstraction, logic, algorithms and data representation
  • have repeated practical experience of writing computer programs in order to solve problems 
  • can evaluate and apply information technology
  • are responsible, competent, confident and creative users of information and communication technology

Additional skills

Creative thinking, collaboration, problem-solving.