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Create an animation with an image displaying a smiley face and the next image with no LEDs lit up. This will make it look like the smiley face is blinking as the display switches between images.
Learn how to show LEDs to turn on a LED light pattern on the LED screen. We will be learning basic comments such as show LEDs and pause.
Progression Pathways / Computational Thinking Framework
Designs solutions (algorithms) that use repetition and two-way selection, ie if, then and else.(AL)
Uses diagrams to express solutions.(AB)
Uses logical reasoning to predict outputs, showing an awareness of inputs (AL)
Recognises that different algorithms exist for the same problem (AL) (GE)
Represents solutions using a structured notation (AL) (AB)
Programming & Development
Creates programs that implement algorithms to achieve given goals (AL)
Selects the appropriate data types(AL) (AB
Data & Data Representation
Understands the difference between data and information(AB)
Hardware & Processing
Understands the difference between hardware and application software, and their roles within a computer system (AB)
Demonstrates responsible use of technologies and online services, and knows a range of ways to report concerns (AL)
Collects, organizes, and presents data and information in digital content (AB)
Makes appropriate improvements to solutions based on feedback received, and can comment on the success of the solution (EV)
learn how to show LEDs on the LED screen
learn how to run code when an input button is pressed
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