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Battleships

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Description

Overview:
This activity explores the main algorithms that are used as the basis for searching on computers, using different variations on the game of battleships. This activity demonstrates three search methods for finding information in data: linear searching, binary searching and hashing. It also includes an optional introductory activity as well as a video showing a fun demonstration related to the same content.
Subject:
Computer Science, Engineering, Education, Mathematics, Geometry
Level:
Upper Primary, Middle School, High School
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Game, Lesson Plan, Simulation
Author:
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Provider:
Computer Science Unplugged, Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
Computer Science Unplugged, SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Date Added:
01/02/2002
License:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0
Language:
English, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish
Media Format:
Downloadable docs, Text/HTML

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James Hall on Aug 04, 08:57pm

Do you have to download?

James Hall on Aug 04, 08:55pm

i dont want to download .do I work on this on a certain page on oer. ?if yes will you go to it?