8-10 yrs old
11-13 yrs old
14-18 yrs old
Explore the computer science concept of arrays, a series of places to store things.
October 2, 2020
Coding with Minecraft-8-Arrays-Presentation
Coding with Minecraft 8-Arrays-Educator guide
Coding with Minecraft 8-Arrays-Student workbook
Arrays Overview Video
All the following lessons are approximately 45-60 minutes, depending on how much time you give students to explore the coding activities.
Lesson A: Introduction to arrays
Lesson B: Build a zoo with arrays
Lesson C: Teleport with arrays
Lesson D: Blocks with arrays
Lesson E: Get creative with arrays
Please review the Coding With Minecraft Educator Preparation Video and Educator Guide attached for additional details.
In this unit, students will explore the concept of arrays. In computer science, an array is a series of places to store things. Earlier students learned how to use variables as a way to store information. Arrays store multiple values and they are accessed from a single object, the array itself. You’ll continue with the idea of storing information for later use, but in this lesson, you’ll use many values. The students will learn the usefulness of arrays as a collection of related items. You’ll teach them how to use the array operations to add and get items to arrange and remember.
By the end of this unit, students will be able to:
Please review the Assessment Guide for additional details.
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