Resources

The resources in this area can be used independently or in groups to build financial capability knowledge and skills.
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Coding for animation: Using Scratch

Before undertaking this activity, please create your character first. Click here

Computational concepts

  • Sequence – identify a series of steps for a task
  • Loops –  run the same sequence multiple times
  • Parallelism –  make things happen at the same time
  • Events – one thing causing another thing to happen
  • Conditionals – make decisions based on conditions
  • Operators –  support for mathematical and logical expressions
  • Data – store, retrieve, and update values .
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Coding for animation: Using Scratch

Before undertaking this activity, please create your character first. Click here 

Something surprising

Explore the Scratch interface in an open-ended way. Challenge yourself by taking just 10 minutes to make something surprising happen to a sprite.

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Coding for animation: Using Scratch

Before undertaking this activity, please create your character first. Click here

Share two strategies that can be used when you get stuck while designing.

Reflect and evaluate testing and debugging strategies

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Community responses to housing issues

Homelessness is an issue that impacts on individuals, families and whānau, communities, and New Zealand society as a whole.

Read this article about the homelessness in Whanganui.

Define homelessness and discuss whether it is an issue in your community.

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Community responses to housing issues

Read these approaches and responses to community housing issues:

Select one approach from above that you could see having benefits in your community, and explain the advantages and disadvantages of the approach.

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Community responses to housing issues

Design and plan for a communal living option for elderly people in your community. Base your ideas any of the completed tasks below:

  • Your interview with a grandparent or elderly person
  • Your interview with a local councillor
  • The Future Brief 
  • Your investigations into life on a marae and within
  • A Sāmoan village
  • Your exploration of futuristic housing options.

If retired people are depending only on their  weekly NZ Super payment then you need to think of ways to make the cost of power, heating and water more affordable.

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