Makey Makey Projects for Years 4-6
These lesson ideas demonstrate how to combine Makey Makey together with Scratch to create all sorts of interesting solutions with students, as well as teach the basics of circuity, conductive materials and algorithms.
|Year band(s)||3-4, 5-6|
|Content type||Lesson ideas|
|Core and overarching concepts||Implementation (programming), Computational thinking|
|Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)||
Identify and explore a range of digital systems with peripheral devices for different purposes, and transmit different types of data
Implement simple digital solutions as visual programs with algorithms involving branching (decisions) and user input
Examine the main components of common digital systems and how they may connect together to form networks to transmit data
Implement digital solutions as simple visual programs involving branching, iteration (repetition), and user input
|Keywords||Makey Makey, Peripherals, Algorithms, Visual programming, Scratch, Coding, Digital systems, Input device|
|Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs||Design and Technologies, STEM|
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