Developing pattern algorithms
Students plan how to create a sensory aid to provide a visual sensory pattern using the BBC micro:bit. They write an algorithm using inputs, outputs, iteration and selection.
- To create a sensory aid for a classroom that meets given criteria.
- To use pseudocode to write an algorithm using inputs, outputs, iteration and selection
You will need
- Lesson plan
- Lesson slides
- Student handouts: Have you thought about
Paper - rough, paints (optional), felt cloth (optional), tissue paper (optional), colour marker pens (optional), cardboard boxes (optional), cardboard tubes (optional)
Lessons created in partnership with Nominet
Introduction: Sensory classroom recap (5 minutes)
Introducing the design and build challenge (15 mins)
Planning and designing (30 minutes)
Sharing Designs (10 minutes)
Opportunities for assessment