Aligned ECS Units:

The following ECS units are addressed in Unit 6 of this guidebook:

    In this unit, students will explore the process of designing algorithms and creating programming solutions, iterative development, and learn about the availability of online and community platforms for continued creative computational learning.

Unit Overview:

In this unit, students will engage the following practices:

  • Discussing map games in the context of computational concepts
  • Discussing algorithms, programming, and design in computing systems
  • Discussing iterative development, future work on avatars, mazes, and websites
  • Exploring free and low-cost, publicly available novice development platforms

Activities in this Unit

  1. Map Pathfinding Strategies
  2. Introduction to Search Algorithms