Activity 1

In your pairs you have been given a set of cups and a ball. Your partner should hide the ball under one of the cups and you should try to find it in the least number of steps possible. When you have agreed on the fastest method write it down as an Algorithm that someone else could follow.

Activity 2

Create a flowchart for the serial search algorithm and post it on your blog.

Activity 3

Use the flipcams to create a video showing a binary search and post it on your blog.

Activity 4

On your blog explain why binary search is faster than serial search then give one situation when you might want to use a serial search instead of a binary search

Plenary

Find out which search algorithm Google uses and who invented it.