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					Flow Charts
         Lesson Objectives
• To understand the different flow chart
  symbols.
• To create a flow chart using the correct
  symbols for TURNING THE LIGHTS ON
• To test the flow chart – did it work?
• To evaluate the flow chart.
• To create a sequence of events for
  creating our project
         Flow Chart Symbols
• Flowcharts are used to design and plan control
  systems.
• All flowcharts use the same symbols, linked
  with arrows to show direction of the flow

                                    Input or Output
           Start or End



           Decision or              Process Do
           question (Ask            something!
           something)

            Flow Direction
                 Flow Chart Example
 All Flow Charts
 must have an            Start
 oval start and an
 End symbols
                                        NO
A decision box
checks an input or     Is it Dark?
condition before
carrying on.                                     Arrows show
                                                 the direction of
                       Yes
                                                 the decision.

 Process –
 something              Turn light on
 happens!
                                             Arrow show
                                             direction of
                                             the flow.
                          End
                Tasks
1. Using MS Word drawing tools create the
   project flow chart using the correct
   symbols.
2. Save the Flow Chart
3. Get feedback from your peer
4. Annotate your flow chart with any
   changes

				
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