1 – Define what its functional characteristics are (what does it do)
The object keeps things at a certain temperature so that they can be..
What is a more complex problem you’d like to solve with interactive software?
Dementia is one of the leading causes of death. If there wa..
Choice 1: Find an example in the real world that you can separate into objects that work together to achieve its goal. How would you descr..
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To answer key questions that we have received:
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The WA curriculum provides a good starting point for learning goals (for example, see Year 9 Digital Technologies page https://k10outline.scsa.wa.edu.au/home/p-10-curriculum/curriculum-browser/technologies
I challenged students to create a computer game using Scratch(R). We discussed the types of games, elements they need to think about and discussed elements of coding over a two week period.
Some students found examples on-line which let me lead into a discussion about incremental and modular development and testing when we compared the initial code we had developed with the final versions of those games.
The four period
The game of Minesweeper shows some interesting aspects as it has changed from the original Windows version to other platforms and later versions. The levels are based on board size and number of mines.
Help is provided through the standard F1-key and gives a basic overview of how to make moves. The rules are included as a section in the help. They are explicit.
The game seems to assume two-button mouse control for input.