The teacher should display a single square block in Kodu. Students will respond to the guiding questions about area and surfaces of cubes. Students will learn that the surfaces combined is called surface area. Students will learn to examine surface area and how it is affected when a shape is divided.
Subjects: Math, Computer Science, Digital Technology, Engineering, 21st Century Learning
Students will create a 1 x 1 x 8 (L x W x H) tower in a new world. Students will to calculate the surface area of a Kodu tower. Students will create an irregular shape and calculate the surface area again. Students will give definitions for surface area in their own words. Students will create shapes with certain lengths, widths, and heights. Students will also create shapes with specified surface areas and volumes as well as decide the length, width, and heights themselves, so the resulting shapes will vary. Students will learn to program a flying character to move and drop objects.
Subjects: Subjects: Math, Computer Science, Digital Technology, Engineering, 21st Century Learning