11-13 yrs old
14-18 yrs old
USING WHILE LOOPS IN PYTHON.
October 23, 2020
Educator Guide Island 4
Island 4 world
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.
In Island 4, you will be focusing on repeating sections of code, specifically using a “While loop”.
Explain to students, that this island builds upon the previous work they have done in Island 3. Once again, their agent will be returning, although in this lesson they will be focusing repeating sections of code a variable number of times, without the need to copy/paste. Their agent will help them complete a series of tasks that they wouldn’t be able to otherwise complete.
CODING ACTIVITIES: 30-45 minutes
Activity 1: (Distant Island Bridge)
Activity 2: (Mine Factory)
Activity 3: (Botanical Gardens)
Activity 4: (Airship Factory)
Once the airship is repaired, the students are given the Certificate of Airworthiness, which should be delivered to the Prime Minister in the Parliament building. Once handed over, the world is completed. For students finishing early, this unlocks the hidden underground village for them to explore, although there are no additional coding tasks.
Completion of all the activities in the world is required.
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