Hour of Code Tutorials HS notes
Below are high school listings from Hour Of Code tutorials at https://code.org/educate/allhourofcode. Bulleted parts are from the linked website and/or observations.
Ages 5-18. Programming, Science (Ecology), Science (Space), Web-based. Code and animate a Solar System simulation, an interactive ecological pyramid, a working analog clock, and more.
Ages 14-18. Art, Math (Coordinates), Unplugged. Students learn about coordinates, what pixels are, and how to create drawings by setting pixels to be different colors.
- pdf pixel art resources with blanks, by CodeHS, https://codehs.com. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6U8AuEe37npX01kaDRnVlAybXM/view
Ages 13-18. Math (Algebra), Math (Functions), Programming, Unplugged, TI-84™ Plus graphing calculator required.
Ages 8 to 16. Programming, Creativity, Web-based. Students will animate the letters of their name, initials, or favorite word using Scratch!
Ages 8 to 16. Programming, Creativity, Web-based. Students will gain experience with coding as they make a hide-and-seek game.
Ages 8 to 16. Programming, Creativity, Web-based. Participants will create and code an animated dance scene.
Ages 14-18. Math (data analysis), Web-based. Students will analyze the data from a theoretical game to find levels which are too easy of difficult.
- https://www.dropbox.com/s/46ed5ilhvsam8ci/SplunkLessonPlan.pdf?dl=1. Requires connection to https://splunk.codeday.org: blocked. Check out https://codeday.org.
- https://app.vidcode.io/doc/unplugged-activity-math.pdf. Looks a bit sketchy.
Ages 13-18. Programming, App building. Learn how to build your own mobile app (iOS and Android) to share with friends to vote on a question that is important to you.
- www.vizwik.com/hoc. Requires sign in.
Ages 12-16. Science (Climate), Science (Environment), Unplugged. Students draw a picture, and take turns giving the class steps to recreate their drawing.
- https://d157rqmxrxj6ey.cloudfront.net/mozillalearning/11701/. Thimble at https://thimble.mozilla.org/en-US.
Ages 16-18. Programming, Build an App, Web-based. Students create an app to survey whether their classmates think a statement is find a fact or fiction.
Ages 14-18. Programming, Storytelling, Unplugged CEOHP has worked with a variety of educators to develop ideas for classroom activities, homework, and exam problems based on the interview materials.
- www.cs.southwestern.edu/OHProject/materials-overview.html (Computing Educators Oral History Project)
Ages 14-18. History, Storytelling, Unplugged Wired.com ran a series of articles in 2013 on each decade of the past 100 years and the significant inventions of those decades. Most interesting to students are the past 2030 years, with the explosion of technology and the gadgets that ensued.
Ages 12-15. Programming, Arduino Ever wonder how toys make noises and blink lights when you push buttons? Microcontrollers and circuits are used in all sorts of everyday objects. From remote controlled cars to robots and drones.
Ages 12-15. Ciphers, Math (Cryptography), Scratch, Web-based. Turing has done many things for computer science (often called the father of computer science) but today we will focus on one very important one that helped with the invention of computers.
- https://csedweek.org/csteacher/secretcodes.pdf. Includes remixing and extending a simple Scratch project to create your own secret code at http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/30127212
Ages 12-15. History, Storytelling, Scratch, Google Docs, Unplugged Your class will be be creating a 'history of computers' web page/Scratch project/video that we can share with the world. To make this web page, you and your partner will do research and write about one important event or person in computer history
- https://csedweek.org/csteacher/computerhistory.pdf. Has link to Computer History Museum (www.computerhistory.org): interesting.
Ages 12-18. History, Language Arts, Storytelling, Unplugged Students will research Grace Hopper and learn the story of the first “bug".
- https://csedweek.org/csteacher/gracehopperdebugging.pdf. Follow several links about Grace Hopper and computer history.
- globaloria.com/courses-services/teacher-guides/. Game using code is at http://code.globaloria.com. Main http://globaloria.com.
Ages 11-16. Programming, Story Telling, Language Arts, Web-Based. Students write a story using transition words while learning computer science in this Common Core aligned English language Arts project.
- https://www.codesters.com/hoc-classroom/. See also the next item.
Ages 11-16. Programming, Math (Coordinates, Geometry), Web-Based. Students explore, identify, and perform transformations on the coordinate plane in this Common Core aligned Math project.
- https://www.codesters.com/hoc-classroom/ TechJam is next step https://www.codesters.com/TechJam/. It uses Python. “Codesters offers a full 40-lesson Intro to Python curriculum as well as several standards-aligned Math modules. Visit our marketplace to see the modules we have available.”
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