The aim of this lesson is to introduce students to writing their first ever code!
Students will not need to use a computer!
Starter - Which job would you rather do: Formula 1 Driver or a Formula 1 Mechanic?
Introduction to different types of IT users: Formula 1 Driver is the expert user of software while the Mechanic is the creator of the software.
Task 1: Robots and Programmers - Get your Robot to a specific location and back using the given commands.
Main task: Cup stacking - use the symbols available and create the differentiated structures as shown.
For the lesson you will also need:
Pens to write code
Print out the resource packs for each group of students.
I have used this lesson for students between years 5 and 9, all of which have thoroughly enjoyed it!
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