Beats

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Beat the drum on the importance of computer science. Pupils use the Blockly programming language to set up a music composition. They adjust the speed of the beats and the instruments that play on each beat.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Get together with a music teacher for a cross-curricular lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • Part of an extensive series that helps learners code
  • This would be a good activity to introduce block-based coding due to its simplicity
Pros

  • Includes hints for learners on how to complete the project
  • Example project is available for reference
Cons

  • None