PRIMARY SCHOOL ACTIVITY SHEETS

The Tech Week Activity Sheets have everything you need to get you and your students involved in Tech Week!

This includes ideas for fun classroom activities covering a wide range of ages and ability levels. Don’t forget to register your activities as Tech Week Events to let others in your school and community know that your students are participating.

Barefoot Computing

Browse through Barefoot’s range of technology activities and resources

Crazy Character Algorithms

An introduction to sequences of instructions.

Bee-bots 1,2,3 Programming

An introduction to programming.

Stop, think…do I consent?

In this activity, pupils learn about the terms and conditions of a variety of social media organisations, and reflect on the personal information which people consent to ‘giving away’ when they sign up to such websites.

Code Cracking

This unit of six lessons introduces pupils to the history of computing and, in particular, how computers were used as code-cracking devices in World War II.

Pizza Party

There are five lesson plans and accompanying materials covering the collection, analysis and evaluation of data.

Logical Number Sequences

This unit of six lessons introduces pupils to the history of computing and, in particular, how computers were used as code-cracking devices in World War II.

Investigating Outputs

In this activity pupils learn about output devices and create a program to control a LEGO Education WeDo motor using Scratch.

Bug in the Water Cycle

In this activity pupils are challenged to detect and correct the error in a number of water cycle programs (debugging).

Scratch

Scratch is a fun and interesting way to introduce software development to students. With Scratch, students can create stories, games and animations to be shared worldwide.

Where to start?

Get your free resources for primary aged students that consist of a digital pack containing 10 step-by-step, 45 minute lesson plans.

Register now to download your free digital pack.

For more primary and secondary students resources, simply check out this link!

Bebras: Mini-Challenge for Primary Level

The Bebras® Computing Challenge introduces computational thinking to students, by allowing them to solve interactive tasks online.

Everyone can do it – as the tasks can be answered without prior knowledge about computational thinking or information and communication technology. Try it and get your students excited about computing!

More from Bebras Mini Challenge…

As an introduction, Bebras provides the Bebras Mini-Challenge that allows students to solve a sample of informatics-based task and compete against time. It is open to all ages of learners and we definitely encourage you to join!

Last year, over 2,800,000 students from 36 countries participated in the Bebras Computer Challenge. From those number, over 6,800 students were from Ireland.

The Bebras Final 2019 will be held during Tech Week, specifically on the 28th of March 2020 at Maynooth University. Check out Bebras Ireland to find out more!

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