ICT Year 7
“I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer — because it teaches you how to think.” - Steve Jobs
Programming is becoming an essential skill in nearly every modern industry. This year Students will be learning basic skills needed for coding. Scratch and Python introduce principles of computer science and begin to develop programming skills, particularly the Python language. With Python, they will learn variables, input and print functions, laying the foundations to strong programming skills. In addition this year, students will also learn to build a solid understanding of the basics of Microsoft Excel. They will learn the most common Excel Functions used in Spreadsheet. The final topic will be Google sketchUp a 3D. Students will use SketchUp tools and features to create a structure from scratch, the basic drawing tools, such as the line, rectangle and rotated rectangle, circle.
· Plan short sequence of instructions.
· Create a program as a sequence of instructions to achieve a specified objective.
Some basic Python functions, variables & conditionals
· Create a simple spreadsheet document
· Use simple formulae
Learn how to build basic geometry