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Acute, Obtuse and Reflex Angles

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Coding Puzzles

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Complete the following coding puzzles by drag and dropping the lines of codes in the correct order to recreate basic computer programs. Click on picture below to access the coding puzzles:

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