Daily note for IB Year 2 Standard Level Computer Science

Block 1, Room C152

Wednesday 2 September 2020


Daily Note


Our big idea: 

  1. A control system is a type of computer system that manages, commands and directs other devices or systems. There are open and closed loop control systems.

IF today ==  testing_day_for_me:
     remember to go get tested!

IF today == first_period_of_day:

IF today == Friday:


Please read and follow these reminders:

  1. always start every class by reading our daily note
  2. Please check now: is visual studio code working from my programming folder?
  3. You will provide feedback for our daily notes system using this google document

The plan for our class:

  1. Centralized control systems

    1. Control Systems 
    2. Microprocessors and sensor input in control systems
    3. Input devices for the collection of data
    4. Sensor, the processor and an output transducer
    5. Feedback
    6. Social impacts and ethical considerations associated with the use of embedded systems
  2. Distributed systems

    1. Distributed systems
    2. Autonomous agents
  3. Our control test is on Thursday 10 September. 

  4. Your homework for today: 

    1. All homework is on Google classroom




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Our Big idea

The big idea for today is Control.

The essential questions for this topic are:

​What is a control system? How does a control system work?

It takes time to explore and really understand a big idea. If you want to
learn more about control (which is connected to today's daily note), please click here.



Zoom Link for our class: https://zoom.us/j/7430326991

Google classroom: here
Syllabus: Click here
All daily notes: Click here

Covid-testing link: Click here
High school bulletin: Click here
Current event activity: Click here




Reminders & routines: