This pack will help you get started, with instructions on how to install things! What you’ll need: – Internet access – Computer access Getting Started With Python Getting Started With Greenfoot Here, we go through two methods to getting started with Python: Using the website : https://app.edublocks.org/#python Installing Python and IDLE on a computer. This can be found at: https://www.python.org/ … Read More
C3: Technology, Ethics & The Future
This workshop focuses on the evolution of technology, ethical issues surrounding technology and future developments. Students will build electronic circuits replicating smart lights and use LEGO Mindstorms to imitate autonomous vehicles whilst considering ethical concerns.
Greenfoot Activity Pack
This is suitable for both KS3 and KS4. The activity pack breaks down the aspects of Greenfoot into four key areas: Setting up the World, Movement, Functionality and The Counter. This pack is worth 30 points, plus what you earn in the quiz. What you’ll need: – Computer – Access to Greenfoot hi IntroductionStartupMovementFunctionalityCounterDebuggingQuiz
Cryptography Activity Pack
Learn how to write and solve secret messages using different ciphers. This pack is worth 50 points, plus what you earn in the quiz. What you’ll need: – Pen and paper – Printed cipher wheel and a split leg pin or access to an online cipherwheel hi IntroductionCaesar CipherBacon CipherPig Pen CipherRail fence cipherColumnar Transposition CipherVigenère Cipher Worksheet Quiz
HTML Activity Pack
Learn the basic building blocks that make up the Internet as you get started making your own webpages using HTML! This pack is worth 10 points, plus what you earn in the quiz. What you’ll need: – Computer access – Access to a text editor such as TextWrangler for MacOS or Notepad for Windows hi IntroductionHTML with LinksHTML with ImagesHTML … Read More
Python Maths Activity Pack
This activity pack explains how we can use Python to draw shapes and program interesting patterns. We’ll be looking at: – Using turtle to draw shapes – Using Python to draw turtles – Python geometry This pack is worth 30 points, plus what you earn in the quiz. What you’ll need: – Pen and paper – Scissors – Computer access … Read More
Little Man Computer Activity Pack
Learn all about Assembly Language and how to write programs using the Little Man Computer Simulator! Little Man Computer (LMC) is a simulator that mimics von Neumann architecture. This pack is worth 20 points plus what you earn in the quiz. What you’ll need: – Computer access – Access to peterhigginson.co.uk/lmc Select tutorial from down below: hi IntroductionStoring and LoadingAddition … Read More
Number Systems – How-To
This pack includes short “how-to” videos teaching you how to convert between different number systems like binary to hex. When you’ve finished the activity pack, try out the quiz to test out your understanding. What you’ll need: – Pen and paper – Worksheets (found at the bottom of the relevant tab) Binary To Hexadecimal Hexadecimal to Denary After watching the … Read More
Python – Object Oriented Programming
Python is a clean, readable programming language which is commonly used within education. It is becoming an important element within the Computing and ICT curriculum across the UK. It is easy to learn, but can be used by both novice and experienced programmers, and it’s also very relevant to coding languages used in industry.
C3: Machine Learning
This workshop develops students’ understanding of what Machine Learning is. Students develop their knowledge regarding appropriate and non-appropriate data when training a machine. Students will implement their own Machine Learning Scratch game.