Computing KS3/4: The Royal Institute Christmas Lectures 2014

Series of lectures on a single topic, presenting scientific subjects to a general audience in an informative and entertaining manner.

In this selection of highlights from the 2014 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, Professor Danielle George reveals the amazing technology behind the gadgets we take for granted and shows how they can be hacked and adapted to do amazing things.

Suitable for: Teaching Computing, ICT and Computer Science at KS3 and GCSE/KS4 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and 2nd Level and National 4/5 in Scotland.

Feedback loops
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How does a digital camera work?
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How LED screens work
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How robots can work together in a swarm
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The Mars Rover and autonomous navigation
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Solving a Rubik's cube by smartphone
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What can 3D printing be used for?
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Touching virtual objects
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