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Unit of work

Sensory classroom

Computational thinking, Computer systems, Programming | MakeCode | 11-14 yrs

Lesson 4

Building sensory aids

Introduction

Students follow their algorithms to program their BBC micro:bit to act as a classroom sensory aid.

Learning objectives

  • To follow a design plan to create a classroom sensory aid that meets given criteria
  • To follow an algorithm to create a program using inputs, outputs, iteration and selection
  • To test and debug code and develop solutions to problems that may arise
  • To evaluate the classroom sensory aid effectively

You will need

Downloadable resources:

  • Lesson plan
  • Lesson slides
  • Student handouts
    • evaluation sheet
    • evaluation support sheet
  • HEX file: worked example

Other resources:

Student work from previous lesson

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Lesson plan