Gapminder Cards – Data to Challenge our Assumptions

This card game helps us understand how we can use data to challenge our assumptions about our communities and cities. It works best with a small group of children or…

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Useful Datasets for Data Education in Schools

Delivering data education does not always have to include data collection. There is a wide range of useful datasets that can support data education in schools. This resource contains a…

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Make a Top Trumps Game

Introduction Top Trumps is a well known game and activity for young people. Cards are available for popular films, computer games and books as well as educational purposes. Each card…

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Make a Sticky Note Dance

Introduction This a great example of how technical concepts like computational thinking can be developed through creative subjects such as dance. This activity can be done by a family group…

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Make a Guess Who Game

Introduction ‘Guess Who’ is a well known children’s game that can help us to think about data, categorisation and pattern matching. Materials pen/pencil paper Coloured pens/pencils/crayons Assorted items for disguises….

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Make a Board Game

Introduction Games are a great way to develop computational thinking skills in the classroom. This resource encourages learners to consider the rules of a game.  This in turn helps them…

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