Topics Covered

  • Idea #4: Break Down Problems and Build Up Solutions
  • Idea #5: Computational Thinking Applies Everywhere
  • Lesson Links

    Check Your Understanding:
    1. 1. What does the video mean by, "Break down problems"?
    2. Split up a big problem into smaller ones that are easier to solve
      Solve the problem all at once
      Give up because the big problem is too hard
      Technical difficulties with the robot
    3. 2. What does the video mean by, "Build up Solutions"?
    4. Build a fully working solution by expanding upon partial solutions
      The best programs solve every problem at the same time
      Build your robot starting with the wheels and working your way upward
      Accumulate a lot of chemical compounds
    5. 3. Which of the following is NOT true about Computational Thinking?
    6. It is applicable outside of computer programming
      It includes the idea of using models to understand systems
      It is used in robotics
      It refers only to the process of writing code for a program