Arithmatic Operators

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Lesson Details
What is an operator? What are the different kinds of operators in PictoBlox? What are arithmetic operators?


  • Creating a script that ask users to input two numbers and gives the sum of the numbers as output - Addition Calculator.
  • Creating a script to draw the shape specified by the user in the input like square.
Classroom Bundle Used: STEM Classroom Bundle, STEM Mini Classroom Bundle
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Lesson Overview

Students will learn the following things:

  • What is the operator in programming?
  • Different categories of operators.
  • What are arithmetic operators and the blocks available in PictoBlox to perform those operations?
  • Activity 1: Making a program that takes two numbers from the user and performs addition on them.
  • Activity 2: Drawing shape by inputting the number of sides like if the user input 3, then draw a triangle.

Material Required

1 set of the following material per group of 3-5 students:

Component Image Quantity Available in Bundle
PictoBlox Installed on Computer

Lesson Outline

Operator - 10 minutes
  • What is the operator?
  • Different kind of operators available in PictoBlox.
Arithmatic Operator - 10 minutes
  • What is the arithmetic operators?
  • Different types of arithmetic operators present in PictoBlox:
    • Addition
    • Subtraction
    • Multiplication
    • Division
Activity 1 - 15 minutes
  • Making an addition calculator which takes two numbers from the user and gives the result which is the addition of the two numbers.
Activity 2 - 25 minutes
  • Drawing shape by inputting the number of sides.

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