1. Programming is writing computer code to create a _______, in order to solve a ______. Programs consist of a series of instructions to tell a computer exactly what to do and how to do it.
2. Can you name one of the first ever programming languages?
3. Ada Lovelace is widely regarded as the first computer programmer. She wrote the world's first machine algorithm for an early computing machine that existed only on paper.
4. Press PLAY to run the program. If you wanted to turn the green circle, red, what would you do?
5. The three main programming constructs are:
6. Charles Babbage KH FRS was an English mathematician, philosopher, committed Christian, inventor and mechanical engineer. Babbage originated the concept of a digital programmable computer. He is considered by some to be a ....
8. Languages like Python, Java, VB.Net etc, are known as ______ level programming languages. They are easy to use (by a programmer) but need to be translated into _________ code before the instructions can be executed.
9. Consider this simple problem. A cinema is offering discount tickets to anyone who is under 15. Problems can sometimes be expressed using the two techniques showed below. What are they called?
10. Learning to code is a little like going on a long journey. You may want to watch this 60 second video clip before getting stuck in! How do you feel?