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Understanding: Computing

Students examine how a pebble calculator works and compare it to an abacus. After a discussion on the abacus and pebble calculator and how each works, they construct their own pebble calculators. They determine how to represent specific numbers and discuss as a class how computers have impacted and transformed their lives.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Technology & Engineering
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 day
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
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