Before the lesson
- To design an automated machine to respond to sensor data
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Pupils should be taught to:
- Design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts
- Use sequence, selection, and repetition in programs; work with variables and various forms of input and output
Pupils needing extra support: should use one of the given examples in the lesson plan to build their ideas on.
Pupils working at greater depth: should add detail to their algorithm, showing what the device would do after the dangerous weather has passed.