# Codey Rocky: The Power of Variables in Patterns (Grade 4-5)

**Description**

In this lesson, students will learn the power of variables and how they can be used to predict the the next pattern of shapes and figures in a specific sequence.

**Objectives**

1. By the end of this lesson students will be able to describe what a variable is.

2. By the end of this lesson students will be able to program a patterns of figures using variables on Codey Rocky.

# Curriculum Connections Summary

- Ontario - Mathematics - Algebra (Coding) & Science
- Quebec - Mathematics
- New Brunswick - Mathematics
- Nova Scotia - Mathematics & ICT
- Alberta - Mathematics, ICT & CTF
- British Columbia - Mathematics & ADST
- Manitoba - Mathematics
- Prince Edward Island - Mathematics
- Saskatchewan - Mathematics
- Newfoundland & Labrador - Mathematics
- Yukon Territories - Follow's B.C.'s Curriculum
- Northwest Territories - Follows Alberta's Curriculum
- Nunavut - Follows Alberta's Curriculum

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Codey Rocky combines hardware with software, allowing children to learn about programming while they play and create. Using mBlock, a software which supports both blocked-based and Python programming, Codey Rocky takes children by their hands and leads them into the world of technology with its in-built AI and IoT functionalities, giving them a competitive edge in the AI era.