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Algorithms, Maths & micro:bit: 5 fun coding activities

Algorithms, Maths & micro:bit: 5 fun coding activities

5 fun activities exploring the micro:bit, mathematics, and algorithm creation in Python and JavaScript Blocks. This short activity booklet explores the use of computing in order to calculate mathematical constants and carry out advanced mathematical functions. This could be used as an introduction to algorithms or mathematics & computing. In these activities we will use Python and JavaScript Blocks to calculate Pi & e, as well as creating a function to calculate factorials. Along the way we will learn a number of key skills: - Introducing & breaking down problems and algorithms - Solving and re-arranging equations - Real-world use of computing - Introduction to mathematical constants - Coding in Python & JavaScript Blocks - Utilising key equations for geometry & shapes - Memory issues & efficiency - Coding Skills: - Variables - Loops - Conditions - Advanced mathematical functions
rlowe0008
Internal Computer Components Wordsearch Sheet Keywords KS3 Settler Starter Cover Lesson ICT

Internal Computer Components Wordsearch Sheet Keywords KS3 Settler Starter Cover Lesson ICT

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Internal Computer Components'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
GCSE AND IGCSE COMPUTER SCIENCE REVISION MATERIALS

GCSE AND IGCSE COMPUTER SCIENCE REVISION MATERIALS

9 separate revision/question activities for students to prepare for final exam. These could also be easily changed and manipulated to use for homework. 1. Computational Thinking (Trace Tables and Errors) 2. Computational Thinking (2D arrays) 3. Databases 4. Computational Thinking (Practical Activity) 5. Binary 6. Sorting and Searching Functions 7. Computational Thinking (Functions and Procedures) 8. Computer Hardware 9. Computational Thinking (2D Arrays) *with required text file
PaperAirplane
Hardware and Software overview activity

Hardware and Software overview activity

A fill-in-the-gaps activity for students to improve their understanding of computer system components. Students must complete the tree diagram, which includes hardware (input, output, storage, and processing) and software (application software and operating systems). Useful as a lesson plenary or an end of topic summary. Fully editable resource. Includes tree diagram with gaps and the solution.
csteacher2048
Hardware and Software - starter / plenary activity

Hardware and Software - starter / plenary activity

KS3 / GCSE Computer Science "Spot the mistakes" task for the Hardware and Software topics. Students must read a short piece of text and identify the mistakes. Handy to check understanding as a starter or plenary. Covers the basics of input, output, storage, and types of software. One PowerPoint contains the two questions, each with the plain text, a slide highlighting the mistakes, and a slide showing the correct answers. This is useful for displaying on a projector. The second PowerPoint includes just the questions and is useful for students working independently with the resource on a VLE. Fully editable resource.
csteacher2048
Full Set GCSE Computing Revision Flash Cards! 30% OFF

Full Set GCSE Computing Revision Flash Cards! 30% OFF

GCSE Computing Revision Flash Cards for Students. This bundle has money off, as apposed to buying the Flashcards separately. £17 instead of over £24! 30% Off compared to if you bought them separately. Based off of the OCR Specification (9-1)
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