Year 4 Topics and Key Questions
Computing: Year 4 (suggested order)
KQ1: How do networks physically connect to each other?
KQ1: How can sound be digitally recorded?
KQ1: Why is accuracy in programming important?
KQ1: Can data gathered over time can be used to answer questions?
KQ1: How can digital images be changed?
KQ1: How can we use count controlled loops within a new programming environment?
KQ2: What part do networked devices play within the internet?
KQ2: What sounds are needed within a podcast?
KQ2: How can we create a program in a text-based language?
KQ2: Can a digital device be used to collect data automatically?
KQ2: Why might we change the composition of an image?
KQ2: What is the difference between count controlled loops and infinite loops?
KQ3: How can websites can be shared via the World Wide Web (WWW)
KQ3: What is a digital recording?
KQ3: What does repeat mean?
KQ3: How does a data logger collect data?
KQ3: How can images be altered to fit a given scenario?
KQ3: What are the benefits of running multiple loops at the same time within a program?
KQ4: How can content can be added and accessed on the World Wide Web (WWW)
KQ4: How can audio recordings be altered?
KQ4: What effect do changes within a count controlled loop make?
KQ4: How can we use data collected over a long duration to find information?
KQ4: What are some examples of positive and negative effects that retouching can have on an image?
KQ4: What aspects of an infinite loop need to be altered to produce a new outcome?
KQ5: How is the content of the WWW created?
KQ5: How can we use editing tools to arrange sections of audio?
KQ5: What is the role of procedures within programming?
KQ5: How can we identify the data needed to answer questions?
KQ5: What makes a ‘fake’ image?
KQ5: Why might we copy existing code when creating a new programming project?
KQ6:What are the potential consequences of unreliable content?
KQ6: What makes for a good finished audio recording?
KQ6: Can count controlled loops be used to achieve a given outcome?
KQ6: How can we draw conclusions from the data collected?
KQ6: What might be the
impact of the publication of the modified image on others?
KQ6: Why do we need to create an algorithm before beginning to produce code?