Butterfly Algorithms

Grade Levels: K-3 | Duration: 70 min

Create a simple algorithm to model the life cycle of a butterfly. Then write this algorithm using conditionals and program it on a computer.
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Lesson Plan PDF

 

Grade Levels: K-3

Duration: 70 min

Concepts/Skills: Algorithms, computational thinking, computer programming, life cycle, conditionals

Objectives: Students will:

  • Analyze the life cycle of a butterfly.
  • Develop an algorithm that describes the cycle.
  • Apply conditionals to an algorithm.
  • Finish and test the algorithm of a computer program to demonstrate the life cycle of a butterfly.