How do we get computers to do what we want?
Learn about how sequencing, programming and making computers work.
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Computers run using computer programs. A computer program is a series of algorithms written in a language that tells a computer what to do. Algorithms are sets of instructions. Computers are very good at following instructions.
The best programs are often those which use the quickest possible way to complete a task. Watch this film to see how a group of children make a computer program using Scratch.