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Introduction to Module 1

Course outline

  • 1

    Welcome to Module 1

    • Welcome to Module 1

    • Safety Briefing

  • 2

    Lesson 1 - Makecode

    • Lesson 1 - Overview

    • What is a computer

    • Lesson 1 - Quiz 1

    • What is the micro:bit

    • Lesson 1 - Quiz 2

    • Microsoft Makecode

    • Lesson 1 - Quiz 3

    • Accessing Makecode

    • The Editor

    • Lesson 1 - Quiz 4

    • The Block Library

    • Lesson 1 - Quiz 5

    • The Simulator

  • 3

    Lesson 2 - Algorithms

    • Lesson 2 - Overview

    • Introduction to Algorithm

    • Lesson 2 - Quiz 1

    • What is an Algorithm

    • Lesson 2 - Quiz 2

    • An Algorithm in Makecode

    • Lesson 2 - Quiz 3

    • Event Handlers

    • Lesson 2 - Quiz 4

    • Import & Comments

    • Lesson 2 - Quiz 5

  • 4

    Lesson 3 - Variables

    • Lesson 3 - Overview

    • Introduction to Variables

    • Lesson 3 - Quiz 1

    • Making a variable

    • Lesson 3 - Quiz 2

    • A variable game

    • Lesson 3 - Quiz 3

  • 5

    Lesson 4 - Conditionals

    • Lesson 4 - Overview

    • Lesson 4 - Introduction to conditionals

    • Lesson 4 - Quiz 1

    • Deciding on a song

    • Lesson 4 - Quiz 2

    • Are you old enough?

    • Lesson 4 - Quiz 3

    • Hogwarts sorting hat

    • Lesson 4 - Quiz 4

    • A warning system

    • Lesson 4 - Quiz 5

    • A rap about conditionals

  • 6

    Lesson 5 - Iteration

    • Lesson 5 - Overview

    • Introduction to iteration

    • Lesson 5 - Quiz 1

    • A not so secret loop

    • Lesson 5 - Quiz 2

    • The Repeat block

    • Lesson 5 - Quiz 3

    • The While block

  • 7

    Download folder

    • Lesson 1 .hex files

    • Lesson 2 .hex files

    • Lesson 3 .hex files

    • Lesson 4 .hex files

    • Lesson 5 .hex files

Objectives

Introduce you to the basics of coding by using Makecode Blocks

  • By the end of this module you will be able to use Makecode and its simulator

  • By the end of this module you would have covered the basics of the block library

  • By the end of this module you will be able to create programs and use them on the simulator

Requirements

  • No previous knowledge is required.

  • You do not necessarily need a BBC micro:bit, but you will learn a lot more if you do.

  • You will need a device to connect to the internet with.

  • You will be shown how to get the correct FREE apps for your device.

  • This course is recommended for individuals 10 years of age and up.

Certification

You will receive a certificate of completion for Kiddiengineer Module 1: Welcome to coding with Makecode

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