Algorithms with Frozen
From the Series Disney Coding Adventures
This simple, unplugged introduction to algorithms is designed for young readers not yet ready for coding on computers. Beloved characters Elsa and Anna, from Disney’s Frozen franchise, draw in readers new to coding concepts.How do computers know what to do? Do they have brains? Of course not! People write lines of code that tell a computer what to do. Several lines of code make up an algorithm. You can write algorithms too! You can even write algorithms for a friend instead of a computer.
|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 →