Intro to Computer Science

 

week 15: Dec 11 - Dec 15

week 14: Dec 4 - Dec 8

 

  • Also, Google Homepage - click on the Track Santa at the bottom of the screen - there are several activities to play with
  • Continue with either Code.org or CodeHS
  • 3D Printer - find an model using Thingaverse
    - we can set up printing time if you like

week 13: Nov 27 - Dec 1

  • Begin: Raspberry Pi - LED lights
  • Continue: Logic Gates
  • Continue Code.org

 

week 12: Nov 20 - Nov 22

 

week 11: Nov 13 - Nov 17

 

 

week 10: Nov 6 -9

  • Quiz - Mon/Tue
  • Complete: Sequencing, Selection, Iteration
  • Complete: Computing Operators

  • View: What is the Internet?

  • Complete: The Internet is for Everyone - Part II
    - With a partner, skim the document
     and look at the 9 "Internet is for everyone - but it won't be if..." challenges laid out at the end.
    With your partner pick one or two of the challenges that are the most meaningful to you, or relate to some experience you've had in your life.
    Be prepared to:
    -
    Read the statement you chose: “Internet is for everyone - but it won’t be if….” and then explain in your own words what it means.
    - Explain why that particular challenge is meaningful to you or relates to some experience you've had.

week 9: Oct 30 - Nov 3

week 8: Oct 23 - Oct 27

 

week 7: Oct 16 - 20

 

week 6: Oct 10 - Oct 13

  • Small Group Presentations:
    - Cell Phones
    - Satellites & GPS
    - ENIAC
    - Grace Hopper
    - Internet Basics
    - Internet History
    - Ergonomics
    - Artificial Intelligence
    - Cryptocurrency
    - Drones


    Design Tips:
    - use few words, make them a large enough font so your audience can read them
    - pay attention to the colors, fonts and layout of your slides
    - add at least one image to each slide
    - practice....


  • Continue: CodeHS

  • Visit MakerSpace: Logic Gates

week 5: Oct 2 - Oct 6

  • Homework: Do some reading about microchip use in humans - then create a blog post with the following:
    - at least three positive, and at least 3 concerns about the potential of this technology
    - add a paragraph with your thoughts on how this technology will proceed in the future - what do you think of it and what are your predictions, based in part on evidence in the articles your read
    - due Wed (B_white) or Thu (A_blue)

  • Begin: Day of Cyber activities
    - go to this website: https://prod.lifejourney.us
    - enter this registration code: rgh0uc5

  • Continue: CodeHS

 

week 4: Sep 25 - Sep 29

  • Quiz 1: Thu/Fri
  • Continue: CodeHS
  • Complete: Binary Practice Sheet (we will complete this in class)
  • DIscuss: Integer Overflow

 

week 3: Sep 18 - Sep 22

 

week 2: Sep 11 - Sep 15

 

week 1: Sep 5 - 8