A kinaesthetic learning activity to explain how server side scripting works
Created by Peter Donaldson
last edited Aug 21 2015 by Peter Donaldson
This activity allows students to explore the client/server process used in web-based applications. They will simulate different interactions of data flowing between the browser and the webserver (specifically the HTTP server). They will start with simple examples and then gradually build up towards pages requiring a server side scripting engine and a database server. This can be used as either at the start of a block of learning as an overview or at the end to bring the different concepts together.
Pupils will be able to understand
Level: Higher Computing Science
Duration: 1 to 2 periods
Teaches: Server-side scripting, Database driven websites
Acknowledgements and License Inspiration for this event came from #CASincludes Hack the Curriculum days.
This idea and associated resources were developed by Peter Liddle- Bearsden Academy in East Dunbartonshire, Gareth Rae- Girvan Academy in South Ayrshire, Andrew Craigie- YuleBlinker and Dr Jim Paterson- Glasgow Calendonia University
With final refinements, improvements and formatting by Peter Donaldson- Crieff High School in Perth and Kinross
During a Craft the Curriculum for Higher Computing Science joint event held by PLAN C and Education Scotland
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