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Students develop an app for an Android device that utilizes its built-in internal sensors, specifically the accelerometer. The goal of this activity is to teach programming design and skills using MIT's App Inventor software (free to download from the Internet) as the vehicle for learning. The activity should be exciting for students who are interested in applying what they learn to writing other applications for Android devices. Students learn the steps of the engineering design process as they identify the problem, develop solutions, select and implement a possible solution, test the solution and redesign, as needed, to accomplish the design requirements.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    computer design,NSDL,Grade 9,design,Android,design process,MIT,accelerometer,engineering design proces,application,Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12,Android application,Middle School,mobile application,App Inventor,NSDL_SetSpec_928276,Computing and Information,Engineering,High School,computer programming,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140919103511063T,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Technology

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    English

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