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Sorting Algorithms


Sorting Algorithms

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This is a learning activity that gives students an understanding of sorting with a hands-on experience.  It is independent of the need for coding.  Students use everyday materials to sort various weights of sand or water.  A wide variety of supplementary resources are provided.
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Material Type: Drill and Practice
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: August 15, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 01, 2016
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Submitter: Lynn Aaron
Keywords: insertion sort, sorting algorithms, selection sort, quicksort


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Primary Audience: Grade School, Middle School, High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Browser, Access to YouTube
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States


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