Robotics, STEAM, Technology

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Academics: Robotics, Technology, Arts

 

6th Grade Computer Science Discoveries

Focus on an introduction to Computer Science, covering topics of programming, physical computing, HTML/CSS, and data.  The curriculum from Code.org empowers students to create authentic artifacts and engage with computer science as a medium for creativity, communication, problem solving, and fun. Students will also refine keyboarding skills using Typing Club.

 

7th/8th Grade Robotics

Focus on an introduction to the idea of robotic engineering and basic programming through the use of the Lego NXT and EV3 robot and software platform. Throughout the course, students work with a partner in designing and creating various robots required to complete certain tasks. Students learn skills to work in a partner team and practice the prototyping and testing design process. The difficulty level of the programming and design increase as the course progresses.

7th/8th Grade Computer Science

Computer Science Discoveries is an introductory semester long course. This course takes a wide lens on computer science by covering topics such as programming, physical computing, web development, design and data. The course inspires students as they build their own websites, apps, games and physical computing devices. This course prepares students for careers in STEM fields.