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Welcome to Week 2

Welcome to week 2, watch Lorraine introduce you to this week's core ideas

Lorraine will talk you through this week’s core idea: data and its role in physical computing.

We will be looking at data in action in physical computing. How it’s recorded from the physical world. Before we move onto the next week of physical computing challenges we want you to have some coding theory under your belt. After we’ve introduced the three main constructs in coding

  • sequence
  • selection
  • iteration

we’ll test your knowledge on how much you’ve learnt. You’ll watch a video from ARM on how to collect data using the BBC micro:bit. Lorraine will do another quick video on data collection and we’ll go through the code for both: applying the theory to the practice.

At the end of the week we’ll talk ethics: what happens when data is corrupt?

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