You don’t need top of the range computers and technology to be able to teach computer science. You can use equipment found around your school to teach the fundamental principles of computer science.
Using you imagination and equipment found in most schools you are able to put across the idea of if statements, loops and algorithms, there doesn’t need to be a computer in sight!
This resource includes:
- What is binary?
- Binary alphabet
- Binary name tags
- Binary messages
- Drawing images with binary
click here for an additional binary activity using ping pong balls!
Obstacle course diagram teaches what it is like to program a computer and write an algorithm
Robotic board game
Robotic board game is a fun interactive activity that brings together the traditional board game theme with the idea of using if statements!