The first week of school should be fun, engaging, and allowing students to see what type of classroom environment you will promote throughout the year! To spice up the typical "get to know each other" games routine, put your students' minds to work by giving them the Code Your Name Bracelet Making STEAM Challenge!!
This challenge allows students to learn about Binary Code and apply their knowledge to a bracelet making craft in which they code their names using Binary Code! Each bead color will represent a 0 or 1 & don't worry- this download comes with an easy to read Binary Alphabet Guide for students to paste into their notebooks.
This download comes with the following resources:
What is Binary Code? Informational Reading Passage;
Engineering Design Process Notebook insert;
KWL- computer coding;
STEAM Challenge powerpoint with the question, constraints, & materials list;
Lesson Plan (2 hours);
Desgin Engineering Process Student Guide;
Binary Alphabet Guide