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Intro to CS using Microbits
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A 14 week Introduction to Computer Science course.
This course is targeted to middle school grades 6-8 (ages 11-14 years). It is also written for teachers who may not have a Computer Science background, or who may be teaching an “Intro to Computer Science” course for the first time.

This course takes approximately 14 weeks to complete, spending about 1 week on each of the first 11 lessons, and 3 weeks for students to complete the final project at the end. Of course, teachers should feel free to customize the curriculum to meet individual school or district resources and timeframe.

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Music
Information Technology Education
Secondary Mathematics
Computer Science
Technology
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Author:
Douglas Kiang
Mary Kiang
Date Added:
05/14/2019
Science Experiments using Microbits
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The Science Experiments lessons are geared for students in middle school and early high school grades. The lessons are designed help the student gain a greater understanding of the forces and behavior of the physical world. This is done using methods of observation, measurement, and data analysis. By incorporating the micro:bit in the experiments, the lessons are a great way to teach both science and computing in the same activity.

These lessons guide the student in hands-on, practical measurement activities along with using the micro:bit to control and record data for the experiments. Each lesson provides an overview of the activity, outlines expected results, explains the setup of the experiment, and the gives a coding activity to measure and collect the data.

Subject:
Information Technology Education
Computer Science
Physics
Technology
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Activity/Lab
Lesson
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Carl Lyman
Date Added:
05/14/2019