Lesson 1: Invention Design

Pupils choose an electronic product to design and then use and adapt existing code to achieve a desired result

Learning objectives

  • Designing an electronic product

  • Evaluating code and understanding what it does

  • Knowing that programs are designed for a specific purpose

  • Using and adapting existing to code to design a product

Lesson plan

Designing an electronic product
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Teacher Video: Skills showcase

Please use this video for lessons 1 to 5

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Cat Lamin,  
Computing specialist
Cat was a committed primary school teacher for twelve years. After starting her independent consultancy ‘Crossover Solutions’ she has travelled to Argentina, Brazil and America to share her wealth of knowledge of computer science with other teachers. Her enjoyment for…
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