ICT / Computing

Published on February 21st, 2014 | by GameMaker


Programming Python – Key Terms

These two games will be suitable for KS3 and GCSE students studying Computing Science and will introduce a number of terms relating to the programming language Python. They were created by a visitor to What2Learn using our game machine (make your own game by clicking the link above). The details the author of the games provided were:

Level: Basic Computing Programming

Subject: Computing

A game to match key terms for basic programming. Based on Python Coding.

Game One:

Game Two:

Now test yourself:

Once you have successfully completed the game above, test your knowledge of the vocabulary related to programming in Python by seeing if you can answer the following questions:

What is a scripting language?
What is Python?
What is an algorithm?
What is syntax?
In programming, what does ‘declare’ mean?
What does a ‘for loop’ do?
What is a comparative operator?
What does a ‘while loop’ do?
Why is an ‘if’ function useful in programming?

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