Year 7 - Digital Technologies

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Digital Technologies is a unit that is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of both computer science and computer programming. Through a range of investigations and hands on activities students have analysed the role of hardware and software giving them an insight into our technology rich world. Through this course students develop an  understanding of how a simple circuit works and to use conductive properties to control computer functions. Student will learn how to use the JavaScript language to create fun drawings and animations, giving them basic programming and coding skills. A range of assessment tasks designed to introduce students to game making, programming and understanding code will allow students to develop essential skills needed for problem solving, collaboration and critical thinking. Students have also had an opportunity to be involved in a project being leaders in running a Maker Faire event at the school for primary aged students.

 

RESOURCES AND EQUIPMENT

There will not be a textbook or any other items on the booklist to purchase.

 

 

Possible pathway could lead into -

Textiles

SUBJECT/UNIT DESCRIPTION Students in Year 8 at MFGSC undertake Textiles for one semester. This subject leads into Year 9 and 10 Textiles Electives and then Studio Arts at…