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Musical micro:bit sings Happy Easter

This term in Computing Y8s have been looking at the ways that computers can store, manipulate and display images. Amongst other things, we’ve been using BBC micro:bits to create images, animations and games. One thing we didn’t get time to look at this term was the data representation of sound. Maplin (the people who sell

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Free tools for teaching data representation of images with python

In Computing at KS3 in England, students have to learn how images can be stored and manipulated using binary data. Pupils should be taught to: …understand how instructions are stored and executed within a computer system; understand how data of various types (including text, sounds and pictures) can be represented and manipulated digitally, in the form

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What is boolean logic? KS3 discovery lesson resources using BBC micro:bit

Boolean logic is a way of making decisions based on the answers to one or more TRUE / FALSE questions. It’s often used in electronic circuits or computer science programming because TRUE and FALSE data can be easily represented by binary 1s or 0s, or by electricity being switched on or off. Pupils in key stage 3

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