Looping with Finding Dory
From the Series Disney Coding Adventures
Computers can repeat the same action many times. How do they do it? Looping! People write instructions for computers called algorithms. Some algorithms include loops that tell a computer how many times to repeat an action. You can write loops too! You don’t even need a computer to have fun with looping. This easy-to-understand introduction to looping is perfect for young readers. Dory, Nemo, Destiny, and other Finding Dory characters will help you learn about looping as you look for Dory’s parents.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Active Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Technology/Coding|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Disney Learning ®|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
Author: Allyssa Loya
Allyssa Loya is an elementary school librarian in North Texas. Her passion for bringing meaningful learning to students let her to cultivate a technology-forward library that includes a makerspace and coding club. She loves sharing her knowledge with her peers and presents on topics that impact future ready libraries.
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Disney Coding Adventures
Friendly Disney characters make coding fun and accessible for beginners—no device required. Can you help Anna build a snowman? Then you can write an algorithm! Simple projects teach coding basics such as looping, conditionals, and identifying bugs and errors. View available downloads →