Term 1 DIGI-TECH EXPLORATIONS

CODE EXPLORATIONS

Our Year 6 classes have a fascinating ongoing inquiry. What is code?

CENTRAL IDEA: People create and use code to enable machines to help us in our daily lives.

LINES OF INQUIRY:

  • FORM – What is computer code?
  • FUNCTION  – How does it work?
  • CONNECTION  – How is code connected to our daily experiences?

What is Code? Expand your thinking with this HaikuDeck. You are welcome to use our GoogleDocs SEE-THINK-WONDER to deepen and record your thinking.


What Is Code? – Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that inspires;

BITSBOX BATTLE

Try out Bitsbox on your computer. Can you invent an app and get it to play on your mobile device? Made a brilliant one? Send the link in your comment here.

BITSBOX BATTLE CHAMP SCREENSHOT

ACCESS DENIED!

Learn to solve your digi-tech problems systematically with this activity.

INFORMATION PLEASE!

Look carefully at a ‘Where In The World’ post on the Level Up! blog. Who might have created the information there? Write your response on our Claim-Support-Question document. Do it individually or with a friend.

MAKEY MAKEY IDEAS

Use this link to record your ideas for your projects.

SCRATCH MAZE TASK

Spend some time playing the Scratch game: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/98868880/

Now try a remix.

Are you able to save your game? YES – if you have joined up Scratch. Do this at home with your parents’ permission.