Lesson 3 – Python variables and data types

By the end of this lesson, students will grasp: Python variable definition and purpose, usage of int, float, string, boolean types, declaring, manipulating variables and adding variables.

Lesson resources include;

  • Lesson plan
  • Lesson powerpoint
  • Lesson task worksheets
  • Lesson task worksheet answers
  • Homework task
  • Homework task answer sheet

Intended age range 14 +

In this lesson: ‘Python Variables and Data Types,’ students will explore the heart of coding. This lesson is your gateway to understanding the fundamental building blocks of programming.

Throughout this immersive session, you will:

  • Uncover the essence of variables in Python and grasp their significance in coding.
  • Explore the diverse world of data types, including integers, floats and strings, giving your code versatility and depth.
  • Learn how to manipulate variables, gaining the power to control your code’s behavior with precision.
  • Experiment with these skills as you learn to add variables together, unlocking new possibilities for dynamic coding solutions.

By the end of this lesson, you’ll know the basics of variables and data types, adding a new layer of complexity and creativity to your coding journey.

Editable resources include a teacher’s lesson plan, teaching slides, lesson task sheets with answers, and homework task sheets with answers.