Crack the code – Technology Mandatory
A unit of work that develops knowledge, skills and understanding of coding.
It addresses 25 hours of the Digital Technologies context in the Technology Mandatory syllabus.
We have produced these videos to support you implementing the Crack the Code unit.
Watch video 1
Introduction to the Arduino Uno and MAAS ThinkerShield (03:24).
Watch video 3
Tracing the 01 blink sketch (08:30).
Watch video 5
The if Statement (06:34).
Watch video 7
Connecting the LED and button to the Arduino (13:49).
Watch video 9
An introduction to binary (06:34).
Watch video 2
Connecting the Arduino (03:37).
Watch video 4
Troubleshooting the code (09:18).
Watch video 6
Analogue inputs (09:19).
Watch video 8
Connecting a potentiometer to the Arduino (02:56).
Syllabus outcomes and content descriptors from Technology Mandatory Years 7–8 Syllabus © NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2017.