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Tracy's World
1.1 Intro to Python with Tracy the Turtle
1.1.1 Video: Intro to Tracy 1
1.1.2 Check for Understanding: Intro to Tracy 3
1.1.3 Example: Slinky 1
1.1.4 Exercise: Stretched Slinky 5
1.2 Tracy's Grid World
1.2.1 Video: Tracy's Grid World 1
1.2.2 Check for Understanding: Tracy's Grid World 5
1.2.3 Example: Dashed Line 1
1.2.4 Exercise: Shorter Dashed Line 5
1.2.5 Exercise: Caterpillar 5
1.2.6 Badge: Grid World Badge 1
Moving Tracy Efficiently
2.1 Turning Tracy
2.1.1 Video: Turning Tracy 1
2.1.2 Check for Understanding: Turning Tracy 3
2.1.3 Example: Square 1
2.1.4 Example: X and Y Axes 1
2.1.5 Exercise: Rectangle 5
2.1.6 Exercise: 4 Columns 5
2.2 For Loops
2.2.1 Video: For Loops 1
2.2.2 Check for Understanding: For Loops 5
2.2.3 Example: Square Using Loops 1
2.2.4 Example: Dotted Line 1
2.2.5 Exercise: Row of Circles 5
2.2.6 Exercise: 4 Columns 2.0 5
2.2.7 Badge: Looping Badge 1
2.3 Turning Tracy Using Angles
2.3.1 Video: Turning Tracy Using Angles 1
2.3.2 Check for Understanding: Turning Tracy Using Angles 4
2.3.3 Example: Asterisk 1
2.3.4 Example: Four Circles 1
2.3.5 Exercise: Hexagon 5
2.3.6 Exercise: 'X' Marks the Spot 5
2.3.7 Exercise: Circle Pyramid 5
Designing and Communicating Solutions
3.1 Comments
3.1.1 Video: Comments 1
3.1.2 Check for Understanding: Comments 3
3.1.3 Example: Four Circles with Comments 1
3.1.4 Exercise: Circle Pyramid with Comments 5
3.2 Naming Guidelines
3.2.1 Video: Naming Guidelines 1
3.2.2 Check for Understanding: Naming Guidelines 2
3.3 Functions
3.3.1 Video: Functions 1
3.3.2 Check for Understanding: Functions 3
3.3.3 Example: X and Y Axes with Hash Marks 1
3.3.4 Exercise: Beaded Bracelet 5
3.3.5 Exercise: Shape Stack 5
3.3.6 Badge: Functions Badge 1
3.4 Artistic Effects
3.4.1 Video: Artistic Effects 1
3.4.2 Check for Understanding: Artistic Effects 5
3.4.3 Example: Rainbow Octagon 1
3.4.4 Example: Circle Square Triangle 1
3.4.5 Exercise: Four Colored Triangles 5
3.4.6 Exercise: Colorful Bracelet 5
3.4.7 Challenge: Kid's Shapes Toy 10
3.5 Top Down Design
3.5.1 Video: Top Down Design 1
3.5.2 Check for Understanding: Top Down Design 2
3.5.3 Example: Bubble Wrap 1
3.5.4 Exercise: Bubble Wrap 2.0 5
3.5.5 Exercise: Sidewalk 5
Controlling Tracy with Variables
4.1 Variables
4.1.1 Video: Variables 1
4.1.2 Check for Understanding: Variables 3
4.1.3 Example: Increasing Length 1
4.1.4 Exercise: Dartboard 5
4.1.5 Exercise: Line of Increasing Blocks 5
4.2 User Input
4.2.1 Video: User Input 1
4.2.2 Check for Understanding: User Input 3
4.2.3 Example: Color Coded Increasing Length 1
4.2.4 Exercise: Colored Dartboard 5
4.2.5 Exercise: Four Corners 5
4.2.6 Badge: User Input Badge 1
4.3 Parameters
4.3.1 Video: Parameters 1
4.3.2 Check for Understanding: Parameters 3
4.3.3 Example: Concentric Circles 1
4.3.4 Exercise: Colorful Caterpillar 5
4.3.5 Exercise: Circle in a Square 5
4.3.6 Exercise: Snowman 5
4.4 Using i in For Loops
4.4.1 Video: Using i in For Loops 1
4.4.2 Check for Understanding: Using i in For Loops 3
4.4.3 Example: Geometry 1
4.4.4 Exercise: Geometry 2.0 5
4.5 Extended Loop Control
4.5.1 Video: Extended Loop Control 1
4.5.2 Check for Understanding: Extended Loop Control 2
4.5.3 Example: Square Swirl 1
4.5.4 Exercise: Dartboard using i 5
4.5.5 Exercise: Phone Signal 5
4.5.6 Badge: Master of i Badge 1
Intro to micro:bit
5.1 Welcome to micro:bit!
5.1.1 Video: Intro to micro:bit 5
5.1.2 Connection: micro:bit Quick Start 5
5.1.3 Notes: Dice Simulator 5
5.1.4 Notes: Don't Wobble! 5
5.1.5 Connection: Exploration: Intro to Programming with micro:bit 5
5.1.6 Video: Exploration 1.1 Follow-up 5
5.1.7 Free Response: Background & Experience 5
5.1.8 Free Response: Goal Setting 5
5.2 Setting Up your micro:bit
5.2.1 Video: Setting Up your micro:bit 5
5.2.2 Connection: Exploration: Exploring LEDs 5
5.2.3 Video: Exploration 1.2 Follow-up 5
5.2.4 Exercise: Four Corners 5
5.2.5 Exercise: Blinking First Letter 5
5.2.6 Exercise: Blinking Diamond 5
5.3 Comments & Pseudocode
5.3.1 Video: Comments & Pseudocode 5
5.3.2 Check for Understanding: Comments & Pseudocode 3
5.3.3 Notes: Blink Middle 5
5.3.4 Free Response: X in Pseudocode 5
5.3.5 Connection: Exploration: Analog vs. Digital 5
5.3.6 Video: Exploration 1.3 Follow-up 5
5.3.7 Exercise: Varied Brightness 5
5.3.8 Exercise: Moving Bright Box 5
5.4 Variables
5.4.1 Video: Variables 5
5.4.2 Check for Understanding: Variables 3
5.4.3 Notes: Variable as Coordinate Value 5
5.4.4 Free Response: Plus with a Variable in Pseudocode 5
5.4.5 Connection: Exploration: Using micro:bit Pins 5
5.4.6 Video: Exploration 1.4 Follow-up 5
5.4.7 Exercise: Brightness Line using Variables 5
5.4.8 Exercise: Opposite Blinking External LEDs 5
5.4.9 Exercise: Dimming External LED 5
5.5 Intro to micro:bit Quiz
5.5.1 Unit Quiz: Intro to micro:bit Quiz 15
Making Decisions
6.1 If Statements
6.1.1 Video: If Statements 1
6.1.2 Check for Understanding: If Statements 5
6.1.3 Example: X and Y Axis with Bolded Marks 1
6.1.4 Exercise: Happy Face 5
6.1.5 Exercise: Black and White Squares 5
6.2 If/ Else Statements
6.2.1 Video: If/Else Statements 1
6.2.2 Check for Understanding: If/Else Statements 4
6.2.3 Example: Positive, Negative, Zero 1
6.2.4 Exercise: Rating 5
6.2.5 Exercise: Happy/ Sad Face 5
6.3 While Loops
6.3.1 Video: While Loops 1
6.3.2 Check for Understanding: While Loops 4
6.3.3 Example: Increasing Circles 1
6.3.4 Exercise: Increasing Squares 5
6.3.5 Exercise: Guess a Number 5
6.3.6 Badge: Conditionals Badge 1
Program Control with micro:bit
7.1 For Loops
7.1.1 Video: For Loops 5
7.1.2 Check for Understanding: For Loops 2
7.1.3 Notes: Light Middle Row with a For Loop 5
7.1.4 Free Response: Dimming LED 5
7.1.5 Connection: Exploration: Playing Music with micro:bit 5
7.1.6 Video: Exploration 2.1 Follow-up 5
7.1.7 Exercise: Twinkle Twinkle 5
7.1.8 Exercise: Looping through LED Brightness Values 5
7.1.9 Exercise: Light Screen by Column 5
7.2 While Loops
7.2.1 Video: While Loops 5
7.2.2 Check for Understanding: While Loops 2
7.2.3 Notes: Light Middle Column with a While Loop 5
7.2.4 Free Response: Alternating LED until Button Press 5
7.2.5 Connection: Exploration: Using Buttons to Control Code 5
7.2.6 Video: Exploration 2.2 Follow-up 5
7.2.7 Exercise: LED Blink with Buttons 5
7.2.8 Exercise: Button Following LED 5
7.3 Operators
7.3.1 Video: Arithmetic, Comparison, and Logical Operators 5
7.3.2 Check for Understanding: Arithmetic, Comparison, and Logical Operators 2
7.3.3 Notes: Using Arithmetic Operators 5
7.3.4 Notes: Using Comparison Operators 5
7.3.5 Notes: Using Logical Operators 5
7.3.6 Free Response: Light LED based on Values 5
7.3.7 Connection: Exploration: Light Sensor 5
7.3.8 Video: Exploration 2.3a Follow-up 5
7.3.9 Exercise: Light Detector 5
7.3.10 Connection: Exploration: Temperature Sensor 5
7.3.11 Video: Exploration 2.3b Follow-up 5
7.3.12 Exercise: Temperature Monitor 5
7.3.13 Connection: Exploration: Accelerometer 5
7.3.14 Video: Exploration 2.3c Follow-up 5
7.3.15 Exercise: Brightness by Acceleration 5
7.3.16 Exercise: Real World Application: Night Light 5
7.4 If/Else Statements
7.4.1 Video: If/Else Statements 5
7.4.2 Check for Understanding: If/Else Statements 2
7.4.3 Notes: If/Else with 'count' 5
7.4.4 Notes: If/If/If with 'count' 5
7.4.5 Free Response: LED Position with a Variable 5
7.4.6 Free Response: LED Brightness using Buttons 5
7.4.7 Connection: Exploration: Using Servo Motors 5
7.4.8 Video: Exploration 2.4 Follow-up 5
7.4.9 Exercise: Servo Rotation with Reset 5
7.4.10 Exercise: Button Controlling LED and Servo 5
7.4.11 Exercise: Servo Position by Button Press 5
7.4.12 Exercise: Servo with LED display and reset 5
7.5 Functions
7.5.1 Video: Functions 5
7.5.2 Check for Understanding: Functions 2
7.5.3 Notes: Using Functions 5
7.5.4 Notes: Using Functions with Parameters 5
7.5.5 Notes: Combining Control Structures 5
7.5.6 Free Response: Light Level LEDs 5
7.5.7 Connection: Exploration: Using External Sensors 5
7.5.8 Video: Exploration 2.5 Follow-up 5
7.5.9 Exercise: Distance Monitor 5
7.5.10 Challenge: Challenge: LED Arrow Following Servo 5
7.5.11 Free Response: Choose an External Sensor to Investigate 5
7.6 Program Control with micro:bit Quiz
7.6.1 Unit Quiz: Program Control with micro:bit Unit Quiz 14
Tracy Challenges
8.1 Putting Together Control Structures
8.1.1 Video: Putting Together Control Structures 1
8.1.2 Check for Understanding: Putting Together Control Structures 3
8.1.3 Example: Block Pyramid 1
8.1.4 Exercise: Guess a Number 2.0 5
8.1.5 Exercise: Circle Pyramid 2.0 5
8.1.6 Challenge: Checkerboard 10
8.1.7 Badge: Tracy the Turtle Badge 1
8.2 Intro to Programming with Turtle Graphics Quiz
8.2.1 Quiz: Putting It All Together Quiz 25
8.2.2 Badge: Intro to Programming with Turtle Graphics Badge 1
Advanced micro:bit
9.1 micro:bit Challenges
9.1.1 Video: micro:bit Challenges: Breadboards 5
9.1.2 Check for Understanding: micro:bit Challenges: Breadboards 2
9.1.3 Notes: Distance Sensor with Breadboard 5
9.1.4 Connection: Exploration: Using Gestures to Control Code 5
9.1.5 Video: Exploration 3.1 Follow-up 5
9.1.6 Challenge: Digital Watch, Pt 1: Setting the Time 5
9.1.7 Challenge: Digital Watch, Pt 2: Keeping TIme 5
9.1.8 Challenge: Digital Watch, Pt 3: Final Touches 5
9.1.9 Challenge: Inchworm 5
9.1.10 Free Response: Project Reflection 5
9.2 Explore a New Sensor
9.2.1 Notes: Explore a New Sensor: Overview 5
9.2.2 Connection: Exploration: Getting Started with a New Sensor 5
9.2.3 Free Response: Video / Exploration 5
9.2.4 Free Response: Example Program 5
9.2.5 Video: How to Add Images 5
9.2.6 Free Response: Build an Exercise to Teach about your Sensor! 5
9.2.7 Free Response: Creating a Lesson: Reflection 5
9.3 Follow a Step-by-Step Project
9.3.1 Free Response: Research and Choose Project 5
9.3.2 Free Response: Create Updated Directions 5
9.3.3 Free Response: Step-by-Step Project Reflection 5
9.4 Final Project
9.4.1 Free Response: Project Brainstorm and Selection 5
9.4.2 Free Response: Build a Prototype 5
9.4.3 Free Response: Test and Improve your Project 5
9.4.4 Presentation: Present your Project! 5
Supplemental Challenges
10.1 Advanced Challenges with Tracy
10.1.1 Challenge: Half Pyramid 10
10.1.2 Challenge: Pizza 10
10.1.3 Challenge: Grid 10
10.1.4 Challenge: Block Pyramid 2.0 10
Categorizing Triangles
11.1 Calculating Area
11.1.1 Video: Calculating Area 1
11.1.2 Check for Understanding: Calculating Area 4
11.1.3 Example: Drawing a Custom Triangle 1
11.1.4 Exercise: Calculate the Area 5
11.2 Categorizing Triangles with a Static Base Value
11.2.1 Video: Categorizing Triangles with a Static Base Value 1
11.2.2 Check for Understanding: Categorizing Triangles with a Static Base Value 3
11.2.3 Example: Categorizing Obtuse Triangles 1
11.2.4 Exercise: Putting Triangles into Categories 5
11.3 Categorizing Triangles with a Varied Base Value
11.3.1 Video: Categorizing Triangles with a Varied Base Value 1
11.3.2 Check for Understanding: Categorizing Triangles with a Varied Base Value 3
11.3.3 Example: Categorizing Obtuse Triangles using Variables 1
11.3.4 Exercise: Using Variables to Calculate Area 5
11.3.5 Exercise: Putting Triangles into Categories using Variables 5
Additional Topics
12.1 Abstraction
12.1.1 Video: Abstraction 1
12.1.2 Check for Understanding: Abstraction 2
12.1.3 Example: Abstracting Away draw_square() 1
12.1.4 Free Response: Abstracting Your Day 5
12.1.5 Free Response: Reflection: Abstraction 5
12.1.6 Free Response: Abstraction in Tracy 5
12.2 Adding Text
12.2.1 Video: Adding Text 5
12.2.2 Quiz: Adding Text 2
12.2.3 Example: Concentric Circles with Labels 5
12.2.4 Exercise: Name your Colorful Caterpillar! 5
12.2.5 Exercise: Baseball Diagram 5