Aligned ECS Units:

The following ECS units are addressed in Unit 4 of this guidebook:

    In this unit students will apply a variety of problem-solving techniques to provide opportunities for computational thinking in the context of map games, map design, and map implementation.

Unit Overview:

In this unit, students will engage the following practices:

  • Playing Mazzy and/or other map-related computing games
  • Discussing maps as a design tool for representing ideas
  • Discussing how to document functional specifications and requirements
  • Representing students’ own communities (eliciting generative themes)

Activities in this Unit

  1. Exploring Map Games
  2. Maps as Design Tools