Help prepare the next generation of computer scientists while incorporating computational thinking as required by the NGSS. This Intro to Computer Science Bundle is a must have for any upper elementary or early middle school teacher, complete with a variety of introductory resources to get started with computer science and related STEM careers whether in person or distance learning. Bundle includes:
1. Computer Networks for Kids Lesson (in person)
How do computers talk to each other? In this activity, students will use the classic telephone game with cups and string to represent how computers talk to each other in a network. Purchase includes a lesson plan, link to overview video, telephone game materials list and directions, and optional extension activities. Perfect as part of your technology or computer course, a science center, technology or computer science activity, or fun activity to try at home! Directly aligned with NGSS 1-PS4-4 and MS-PS4-2.
2. Hour of Code Lesson Plan and Career Exploration (in person)
How do sound, text, and images appear on your computer screen? Find out in this Hour of Code activity! Through video tutorials and practical applications, students learn the basics of computer programming to support MS-PS4-3.
3. BEST SELLER - Computer Science Careers Webquest (distance learning)
This webquest includes 13 questions about careers in computer science including why computer science is important, career exploration and information gathering (salary, summary of career, required education) as well as multiple interactive activities such as a computer hardware matching game, Scratch computer programming search, hacking in the news, and more.
4. Intro To Robotics Game & Lesson Basics of Robot Communication (in person)
Beep boop! Learn the basics of robot communication with this fun game. Directly supports NGSS 4-PS4-3 as students generate their own patterns to transfer information, and then compare with peers. Talk like a robot while learning about waves and patterns to transfer information!
5. Future Technology Careers Posters Set of 5 (distance learning)
Technology fields are booming, and today's students must be prepared for careers of tomorrow! Expand your students' horizons of what is possible with this Technology Careers of the Future poster set. Includes 8.5x11 size posters for cool careers like AR developer, drone traffic controller, and more!
Over 40 pages of prep free fun for you and your students!
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- Intro to Robotics STEM Challenge
- Computer Science Bingo
- Intro to Artificial Intelligence (AI) Challenge
- Drones Poster
- How to Become A YouTuber Challenge
- and many more computer science & technology STEM activities!
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