Planning eruption animations
In this ‘unplugged’ lesson pupils plan a volcanic eruption animation using the BBC micro:bit. They decompose the process into stages and write a simple flowchart algorithm.
- To decompose a process into stages
- To construct simple flowchart algorithms
- To use repetition in algorithms
You will need
- Lesson plan
- Lesson slides
Paper - writing, scissors, glue, micro:bits (optional)
Introduction: Recapping repeats (10 minutes)
Decomposing volcanic eruptions (15 minutes)
Planning volcanic eruption animation (25 minutes)
Reviewing key concepts (10 minutes)
Opportunities for assessment
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