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Beat the Clock

Author: 
Bell, Tim ; Fellows, Mike ; Witten, Ian
Issue Date: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Description: 
Most recently published in A Model Curriculum for K–12 Computer Science: Final Report of the ACM K–12 Task Force Curriculum Committee. (Tucker et al., October 2003.) Used by permission
Keywords: 
sorting, sorting network, outdoor activity, no computer required, group activity, decision-making, comparision, parallel computation
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Learner
Type: 
Instructional Material : Lesson
Publisher: 
csunplugged.org
URL: 
csunplugged.org
CSTA Classification: 

CT.L1:6-02

Develop a simple understanding of an algorithm (e.g., search, sequence of events, or sorting) using computer-free exercises.

CT.L2-02

Describe the process of parallelization as it relates to problem solving.

CT.L2-05

Act out searching and sorting algorithms.

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