A 14 week Introduction to Computer Science course

The lessons follow a format of an introductory activity, an offline/unplugged activity, a micro:bit activity and a project.

Additional details

Year band(s) 5-6, 7-8
Content type Course or tutorial
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Algorithms, Implementation (programming), Computational thinking
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Design algorithms involving multiple alternatives (branching) and iteration


Design algorithms involving nested control structures and represent them using flowcharts and pseudocode


Trace algorithms to predict output for a given input and to identify errors

Technologies & Programming Language​s Electronic programming boards
Keywords Programming, Visual based programming, BBC microbit, Algorithms, Variables, Iteration, Conditionals, Binary

Microsoft MakeCode


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