Introduction to Algorithms KS3 Resources

KS3 Computer Science: Introduction to algorithms

This module contains:

  • An editable PowerPoint lesson presentation
  • Editable revision handouts
  • A glossary which covers the key terminologies of the module
  • Topic mindmaps for visualising the key concepts
  • Printable flashcards to help students engage active recall
  • A quiz with answer key to test knowledge and understanding of the module
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Introduction to algorithms

To program a computer, certain sets of logical instructions need to be provided.Sets of logical instructions for a computer can be designed only when the programmer thinks in the same way that a computer processes the instructions.Computational thinking is a thought process involved in formulating a problem and expressing its solution in such a way that computers can effectively carry it out.

This KS3 Computer Science module introduces algorithms to your students, explaining:

  • Designing algorithms
  • Various statements and structures used in pseudocodes
  • Various symbols used in flowcharts

More Alghoritms Modules

Introduction to algorithms is one lesson in our Algorithms module. The other theory lessons can be found below: