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Unplugged - Getting Loopy

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    Unplugged Activity | Getting Loopy
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    Hi! My name is Miral Kobt.
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    I'm the creator of iLuminate.
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    In my work there is something I use in both dances
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    and in programming light suits. And that is... loops!
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    Loops are repeating an action over and over.
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    When you repeat something multiple times, like my actions to keep the hula hoop spinning,
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    I'm performing a loop of that action
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    This is a loop
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    Today we're going to have a dance party. We'll act out loops with a new dance: The Iteration.
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    We're going to learn about loops using a dance.
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    You'll learn a couple of easy steps and then repeat them over and over to complete the dance.
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    Here are the steps you'll need to learn:
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    clap your hands, put your hands behind your head
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    put your hands on your waist, lift your left hand up
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    lift your right hand up
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    Pretty simple, right?
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    Head, waist. Head, waist. Clap clap clap.
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    Do you see how some steps are repeated? Such as clap? That's a loop!
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    We need to do it two more, ready?
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    You will discover that you can shorten the directions by putting some dance steps in loops.
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    Are you ready?
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    Now we're gonna do a belly laugh, ready?
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    We actually do use loops in our dancing
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    The dancers are wearing computers and they're all in the same network
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    So I might loop the lights through the same dancers over and over again
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    So in the loop I might have an iteration, I'll say you wanna go
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    loop through these 6 dancers over and over again and then within the loop
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    you'll want to increase the speed so that
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    you're both looping through the same dancers but you're also increasing
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    the speed of the lights so that it kind of plays a visual trick on the audience.
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    And that's all created through loops.
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    Loops are important in computer science because they make our work shorter and easier.
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Unplugged - Getting Loopy
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02:22

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