## Focus Area: Byte Into Science

5th Grade

Day 3- Computing to Communicate

**1.**:

__Vocabulary__1. c

__omputational thinking__: a problem solving method that uses computer science techniques

2. a

__lgorithm__: a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations, especially by a computer

3.

__computer__: a general purpose device that can be programmed to carry out a set of arithmetic or logical operations (example: computations)

4.

__computing__: any goal-oriented activity requiring, benefiting from, or creating

5.

__computer science__: the scientific and practical approach to computation and its applications

Use the programming key to give specific directions to code an image.

Use Heart example to complete algorithm together. Talk about redundancies.

Use Heart example to complete algorithm together. Talk about redundancies.

**3.**

__Activity:__Graph Paper Activity: Groups of 2

Each partner gets a different graph. Each partner will have 20 minutes to write instructions and 15 minutes to create drawings from your partner's instructions. Look in your journals on page 2 and 3 for directions and graphs.

Each partner gets a different graph. Each partner will have 20 minutes to write instructions and 15 minutes to create drawings from your partner's instructions. Look in your journals on page 2 and 3 for directions and graphs.

Graph Paper Programming | |

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**4.**

__Wrap-Up:__- What are your takeaways from today's activities?