Finding the shortest path

In this lesson, students will experiment with different ways of creating a path between two points with algorithm design and generalizing patterns. From the patterns, they will be able to generate an algorithm for efficiently traveling through cities in a region.

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Year band(s) 7-8
Content type Lesson ideas
Format Web page
Keywords Patterns, Algorithms, Google, Algorithm design, generalising patterns, latitude, longitude, analysis, pattern, pattern recognition, number, algebra, random, sorting, constraints, simulation, computational thinking, Google for Education, Education, GoogleCT
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs Mathematics



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