Teach students about computer science with digital sorting activities for Conditionals. 2 types of digital activities ask students to act like a computer to sort items based on a condition and then take a look at a set of items and create their own condition before they sort. This set has Foods and Drinks to sort in different ways.
Use these activities as a lesson on understanding what conditions are in computer science. Digital poster and vocabulary cards included.
2 Link to the Digital file and answer key (5 basic sorts and 5 open ended sorts)
Strand: Computational Thinker
Standard: 5.a. formulate problem definitions suited for technology assisted methods such as data analysis, abstract models and algorithmic thinking in exploring and finding solutions.
•I can follow a condition like a computer.
•I can create a condition.
•I can think like a computer to solve a problem.
I highly recommend the picture book Kids Get Coding as an introduction to this topic for you and your students.
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