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The children apply their computational thinking skills through design and development and begin to understand the...
In this article from Hello World we discuss how the foundations of computer science can contribute to Key Stage 1 mathematics and vice versa.
This presentation introduces the Makey Makey. It starts with basic connection to the device and demonstrating a simple circuit. Activities include controlling your keyboard to type, use the mouse and controlling Scratch using simple code.
This resource describes 5 mini projects using the Makey Makey.
- Create a joystick / games controller
- Create arrows to control a character in Scratch
- Controlling the mouse
- Making the onboard LED's flash
- Controlling a motor using the 5V output
This resource for VEX IQ Modkit helps students to understand the basic principles of using blocks of code to create a programme. The Modkit blocks have been reproduced so that they can be printed and used by students for discussion and when planning their code. This resource contains a classroom presentation...
This resource provides instructions for building a card buggy and creating a sample programme for your crumble board. You will need motors, a battery pack and connectors to complete the project.
This collection of resources can be used to create a roving buggy, when combined with either a Crumble Controller buggy kit or Invent! starter pack. The resources include instructions for programming your buggy, activity mats for students to use for their programming challenges, pupil worksheets to guide students...
My website set up for teachers of Computer Science. Essentially to aid teaching at top primary through to final year secondary. Lessons, worksheets and open source software free to download from the repositories. Includes a Course for CAS Master Teachers delivered at UCL in 2016. A substantial amount of unplugged...
Teach primary computing with history. This teacher-led activity involves conducting online research about Ada Lovelace a female pioneer in STEM and the world’s first computer programmer!
Children present their findings using basic HTML and CSS to create a multimedia webpage all about Ada.