LESSON 12: STOP, COLLABORATE, AND CODE
INTRODUCTION: FORMING TEAMS
Today, you will get new seats. Look for your name on your computer. You have 1 minute to find your seat.
You have learned a lot of new words in STEM Lab this year. There are two words you are especially familiar with, algorithm and troubleshooting.
You know that an algorithm is a step by step method for solving a problem or completing a task.
Today, you are going to use our Troubleshooting Algorithm
What do you think the word, collaborate, means?
With your new teammates, take 1 minute to come up with a definition for this word.
Now that you understand the word collaborate, you are going to collaborate with your new team to solve coding problems today.
A strong collaborative team makes sure that everyone on the team succeeds. Today, you are going to work with your team to solve coding problems on Code.Org.
TERMS TO KNOW
algorithm: the step by step method for solving a problem
collaborate: working together to accomplish something
evaluate: judging whether an outcome was successful or not
consult: to get help or advice from an expert
caveat: a warning to think about something before taking any action
ACTIVITY 1: PARTS OF A LAPTOP COMPUTER
ACTIVITY 2: PARTS OF A TABLET
ACTIVITY 3: COMPARE AND CONTRAST
HOW TO USE THE VENN DIAGRAM
ACTIVITY 4: YOU'VE GOT THIS!
Now let's do an activity that will help you understand how digital devices work.
You can identify the features on different digital devices and compare and contrast different digital devices.