Year 7 Digital Technology
In this subject you will explore algorithms, computational thinking and programming. You will complete an online course using drag and drop programming blocks. This culminates in you being able to use your new-found skills to interact creatively with simple robots and producing a game/story app.
What do you do?
In studying this subject you will:
- collect data and learn to use various techniques to display that data visually
- program a Spider helicopter and a Sphero ball to carry out manoeuvres.
What skills do you develop?
You will develop skills including:
- computational thinking
- binary coding
- data representation
- creating digital solutions.
Weekly work will be completed and submitted online. You will also need to join code.org, which is a third-party website, where all the programming lessons take place.
Things you can do now
Go to the VCAA website for more information about this subject.