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Maze Escape

Bands: Years 5-6, 7-8

Duration: 1-2 hours

Can you get to the centre of the maze with the fewest instructions?

Create an algorithm, or set of instructions, to navigate through a maze. Choose from a finite set of commands, and create the best instructions you can to get through the maze with the fewest number of instructions.

The video below walks you through how to complete this activity.

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Curriculum Concepts

Key concept

F-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10
Algorithms
(ACTDIP004) (ACTDIP010) (ACTDIP019) (ACTDIP029) (ACTDIP040)

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