11-13 yrs old
14-18 yrs old
INTRODUCTION TO PYTHON, SAY, VARIABLES AND THE AGENT.
October 23, 2020
Educator Guide Island 1
Island 1 world
Python Islands Overview
Python Islands Scope and Sequence
Welcome to the Kingdom of the Floating Islands. This mystical kingdom floats high above the world below. Throughout this collection of lessons, students will learn the basics of Python, through a series of themed tasks in each world. Completing these tasks will allow the kingdom to develop further technologically.
Explain to students that they have come to the mystical floating islands kingdom to help the residents develop their understanding of technology. Before students can move forward to the more technologically advanced versions of the civilization, they must start off in Neolithic times.
Coding activities: 30-45 min
Activity 1.1: Say()
Activity 1.2: Variables
Activity 2: Agent move
Activity 3: Farmland
Activity 4: Picking up apples
Activity 5: Mine
Once the student completes activity 5, they are provided with a Coal Ore block. If they take this to the Wizard, he is able to convert it into a piece of Coal, which once taken to the Chieftain, completes the world.
Upon completion of this lesson students should be able to answer the following questions:
Answer: Varies depending on student.
Answer: They allow for storing data temporarily inside a program.
Answer: say(“My amazing message”)
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