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integrated computational thinking

Algorithms 1: Intro to Algorithms

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In this project, the learner will define algorithms and algorithmic principles. They will be given the opportunity to identify and make connections to algorithms in their work and life. (estimated 60 min)

Learning Objectives

By the end of this activity, learners will be able to...

    • Define an algorithm
    • Draw connections from their own life experiences to identify algorithmic principles


  • Algorithm: A precise step-by-step set of instructions
  • Terminate: come to an end, produce a final result
  • Execute: to run or carry out an algorithm (set of instructions)

Materials and Resources

No outside resources needed


Learners will demonstrate mastery of knowledge in this project by defining and providing examples of algorithms in their instruction and daily life.