Understanding Variables

Variables can be a very tricky concept for a student and primary teachers to get their heads around.

On this page we will gradually introduce  different aspects of what a variable is and how it works.

Part 1 Labels and values 2.5 minutes

Part 2 Read the label get the value 7 minutes

Part 3 Changing a variable 7 minutes

Part 4 Communicating with hardware 3 minutes

Variables in loops coming soon