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This is a learning activity that gives students an understanding of sorting with a hands-on experience. It is independent... see more

The lesson focuses on introducing the fundamental problem of “sorting an array” to pre-university students.

This video illustrates how several simple sorting algorithms operate, using people as the objects to be sorted.

A list of the most known sorting alforithms. For each algorithm an extensive description of it as well as a simulation... see more

Examples of Sorting Algorithms

It is a short video by Alister Christie. Using simple play cards, the operation of bubble sort is demonstrated.

Applet that demonstrates the performance of a variety of sorting algorithms. Included are Insertion Sort, Selection Sort,... see more

Illustrates the operation of the Selection Sort algorithm.

Illustrates the operation of the Insert Sort algorithm.

Illustrates the operation of QuickSort.

Graphical illustrations of a heap of sort algorithms. Just how much faster is QuickSort, anyway?

This applet animates 5 different sorting algorithms.

Java applet, which allows users to compare sorting algorithms.

Lesson focuses on the engineering behind industrial sorting processes. Working as an engineering group, students then... see more

Illustrates the operation of the Bubble Sort algorithm.

Illustrates the operation of a ""more efficient"" Bubble Sort algorithm.

Illustrates the operation of a breadth first Merge Sort, where the input list size is a power of 2.

Illustrates the operation of a depth first Merge Sort, where the input list size is not a power of 2.

Simon Wong used Vyond to create this animated video on Early Terminating Bubble Sort

A demonstration of heaps, heap sort, and a competition with merge-sort.

This video was recorded at Stanford Engineering Everywhere CS106B - Programming Abstractions. Here's something I also... see more

This resource provides an introductory activity on fluorescence activated cell sorting (FACS). As the module states,... see more

Illustration of the operation of the Simple Sort algorithm.

Illustration of the operation of the Bubble Sort algorithm.