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Students will write expressions in SAM Blockly and comparing the results of expressions. Lesson 3.9 Describing Expressions is a useful prerequisite to this lesson.
The followings are provided with this lesson kit: Download (contact us if you need Chinese version)
What is SAM Labs? (1 min)
Webinar: How to use SAM Labs in the classroom? (30 mins)
SAM Blockly Software blocks used:
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SAM Labs in the classroom videos - see 14 videos here
The following tutorial, though is not directly related to this lesson, will give you a good feel of how SAM Labs works.
5 training videos on SAM Blockly
The SAM Labs approach provides concrete solutions to link Computational Thinking to Coding in a non-technical, friendly approach for all teachers and learners.
See this document: SAM Steam approach and computational thinking
BrainPOP Jr: Computational Thinking Explained
The Book of Crazy Cool Ideas
To see the step-by-step video on how to connect the blocks, please click blow:
Under the AiTLE-ETC TestBed Programme 5.0 (STEM / STEAM Lesson Plan + Tools), 1 school has tried out this lesson plan during the trial period from Oct 2018 to Dec 2019.
This school is:
The school did not share in the LTE 2018.