## Automatic Petrol Pump Algorithm

In this challenge we will implement an algorithm to be used in an Automatic Petrol Pump to interact with the customer and calculate the total cost of filling up their vehicle. The fuel options and tariffs at this petrol station

## Acute, Obtuse and Reflex Angles

Angles are often used in Computer Science especially when creating 2D or 3D user interfaces. Angle measurements are given in either radians or degrees. In this blog post we will use degrees. As the angle increase, the name of the

## Hardware Quiz

Computers hardware consists of all the components that you will find inside the computer (Motherboard, CPU, RAM, graphic card, sound card, network card, etc.) as well as all the peripherals/devices than you can plug to a computer. Peripherals are often

## BBC micro:bit – Hogwarts Sorting Hat

In the Harry Potter series of novels written by British author J. K. Rowling, The Sorting Hat is a magical hat at Hogwarts that determines which of the four school Houses each new student belongs most to. These four Houses

## Which Season?

Did you know?: Though we all agree that a calendar year is divided into four seasons, people sometimes disagree on the dates when these seasons start or finish. Many bodies, for example meteorologists, adopt a convention for the purpose of

## Resistor in Series and Parallel

In this blog post we will create a Python program that will help us calculate the total resistance when two resistors are connected either in series or in parallel. This program will be based on the following formulae: Program Flowchart

## Hogwarts Sorting Hat Challenge

In the Harry Potter series of novels written by British author J. K. Rowling, The Sorting Hat is a magical hat at Hogwarts that determines which of the four school Houses each new student belongs most to. These four Houses

## Voting Age Checker – Flowchart

For this challenge you are going to code a script to ask a user how old they are and inform them as to whether they are old enough to vote or not. If they are not old enough to vote,

## Archery Scoring Algorithm

In this challenge we will write a Python program to randomly shoot an arrow on a target. We will then use Pythagoras’ Theorem to calculate the distance between the arrow impact and the centre of the target. This distance will

## The Zoo Keeper’s Puzzles

Learning Objectives: This set of puzzles will improve your Python skills when using If Statements (Selection) You will focus on: Using comparison operators: ==, !=, < , >, = Using Boolean Operators: AND, OR, NOT if statements use comparison operators