Hour of Code
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New! Plastic Pollution PSA
The goal of this Hour of Code lesson is to increase students' awareness of the problem of plastic pollution, and the growing Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Students will create a project to help promote awareness of the Ocean's plight.
New! Design Your own Typeface
Type has more elements than you may have realized! Students will use shapes to create their own typeface. Circulate to make sure students understand the different arguments used in creating shapes and which properties can be modified using dot notation.
Code the Eclipse
Code the News
It’s the HOC News! Videos and graphics are all about tech, diversity, kids, and coding. Finished projects can be uploaded to school website as the report on the HOC itself. Teachers can encourage students to use the news to report on what they learned, or a statistic for their school. “Breaking News: 400 students at Roosevelt participate in the Hour of Code”
Bestie Greeting Card
Climate Science & Code
Students research a fact about the Earth's climate, engaging with the work of scientists and artists in response to climate change. Students take their research and plan a video sharing their fact. Videos can be about understanding climate changes and its effects, public responses to the climate change effects, how climate change impacts everyday life and what actions can you take to make a difference. More teacher prep time needed than other tutorials.
Computer Drawing Project
Students (programmers) draw a picture, and take turns giving the class (the computers) steps to recreate their drawing. A great off-the-computer introduction to how programming works.
Input and Output, Math Activity
Connect functions to both math and real world problems.