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Interesting projects with  your micro:bit, How to: Bloodhound SSC

Interesting projects with your micro:bit, How to: Bloodhound SSC

Written by Adrian Oldknow (CCITE) for the Bloodhound Project, this is a comprehensive ‘How -to’ guide to adapt your micro:bit for projects such as an automatic plant waterer, to a smart lighting system. The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. For more information on our inspiring workshops, activities, videos, and resources, visit www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
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Turn your micro:bit into an accelerometer data logger using free bitty app. How to:

Turn your micro:bit into an accelerometer data logger using free bitty app. How to:

Need a quick and reliable motion data logger for speed/ distance practicals? Add a battery pack to your micro: bit and download the free bitty software.( www.bittysoftware.com ) This ‘how-to’ guide can work alongside the Bloodhound SSC Project, a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. For more information on our inspiring workshops, activities, videos, and resources, visit www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
Bloodhound_EDU
Fonts Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover ICT Computing Computer Science

Fonts Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover ICT Computing Computer Science

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Fonts’. 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
Computing Skills Progression Y1-Y6

Computing Skills Progression Y1-Y6

Great for subject coordinators or to see progression in mixed year groups. Also good to plan lessons, especially if you have those who are less able. 7 word documents showing progression in: Programming Digital Exploration Communicate and Collaborate Multimedia Digital Media Music and Sound Data
orangedaisy86
E-Safety Thinking Skills Discussion Prompts- SMSC & ICT

E-Safety Thinking Skills Discussion Prompts- SMSC & ICT

I collected these prompts as a way to promote class discussion around e-safety. After discussion students debated the safest thing to do in each situation, and recorded their ideas, which then went into an interactive display. SMSC Learning Objectives Yr 3. Can identify and explain how to manage the risks in different familiar situations. Can identify how to ask for help. Can explain how my actions have consequences for myself and others. Can describe the nature and consequences of bullying and express some ways of responding to it. Yr 4. Can take responsibility for my own behaviour and safety and realise that actions have consequences. Can have some strategies to cope with peer influence and peer pressure. Can identify some factors that affect emotional health and wellbeing e.g. relationships with family and friends, stress levels, physical activity, diet, self-image, media. ICT Learning Objectives KS1 use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies. KS2 use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact
susiesee
Internet, Cybersecurity and Desktop Publishing - KS3

Internet, Cybersecurity and Desktop Publishing - KS3

A KS3 scheme of work for 6 lessons that incorporates skills for Desktop Publishing to create a information leaflet that educates parents or fellow students about the Internet, Cybercrime and Cybersecurity. First three lessons are information and activities: How the internet works What is cybercrime - viruses, ddos and phishing What is social engineering - phishing, pharming, blagging and shouldering Please note that lesson three uses a worksheet from CAS: http://community.computingatschool.org.uk/resources/4865/single Last three lessons are for creating the leaflet, peer review and finishing up. This can be used as a scaffold to work from or can be used as is. Note: I am partly using TES to check the quality of my resources - I’d appreciate helpfully critical feedback as well as positive reviews.
britmangi04
Printable Code-it Cody activity pack: Clever Tykes Enterprise Education Storybooks

Printable Code-it Cody activity pack: Clever Tykes Enterprise Education Storybooks

Print-at-home activity book containing six fun activities for a rainy day! Includes crosswords, word searches and puzzles, around the theme of Code-it Cody and the messages of coding and enterprise education in the Code-it Cody storybook. Suitable for KS2 Contents: Message from Cody and introduction Dot-to-dot Mr Chip’s computer chip challenge Word search Design Cody’s next game Binary codebreaker Super Crazy Galaxy Invaders Answers page
clevertykes
ICT iGCSE/KS3 Digital Devices EAL

ICT iGCSE/KS3 Digital Devices EAL

These lessons were made for students in the Middle East and have a strong focus on EAL and keyword acquisition/application. Each lesson has keywords on easy to use cards that fit into the lesson activity and also make excellent printable revision resources (the revision guide features them all in one place). Each lesson begins with a different active learning activity, a mini-plenary and a written or creative ICT task requiring the correct application of the keywords. All have stretch questioning to the main activities. The SOW has an online mid and end of unit test that can be found at www.wolseyacademy.com Wolsey Academy has had a lot of success with this SOW with EAL students who have really progressed in their understanding of the technically vocabulary involved with the ICT iGCSE.
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