Activity #11


Activity Type: drama

Discipline: programming

Area: Data Structures (CS2)

to show how queues work

Time needed (estimate): 15 minutes

As students arrive have them form a line instead of sitting down. Once most or all are there, begin by letting students take a "treat" from a bowl (consider miniature candy bars) starting from the front of the line and then have them sit down. If you have fewer treats than students, you can indicated the features of a queue while at the same time indicating the importance of getting to class early.

Materials needed: "treats"

Submitted by ?? (SIGCSE 97) on Wednesday, August 27, 1997 at 16:41:45 EDT/EST.

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