Computer Science Fundamentals: Unplugged


Each of these activities can either be used alone or with other computer science lessons on related concepts.

Concept Lessons Curriculum Video Additional Resources
Getting Started Lesson 1 - The Need for Programming Languages
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You Should Learn to Program: Christian Genco at TEDxSMU
Procedural Abstraction and Top-Down Design Lesson 2 - Using Simple Commands
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Turtle Programming
Lesson 3 - Creating Functions
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Defining and Calling Functions
Lesson 4 - Functions and Top-Down Design
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Documentation and Simple Loops Lesson 5 - APIs and Function Parameters
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Lesson 6 - Creating Functions with Parameters
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Functions with Parameters
Lesson 7 - Looping and Random Numbers
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Using Loops
Practice PT Lesson 8 - Design a Digital Scene
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Event-Driven Programming and Apps Lesson 9 - Events Unplugged
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Lesson 10 - Event-Driven Programming and Debugging
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Lesson 11 - Beyond Buttons Toward Apps
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Lesson 12 - Introducing Design Mode
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Intro to Design Mode in App Lab
Lesson 13 - Multi-screen Apps
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Variables and Strings Lesson 14 - Controlling Memory with Variables
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Intro to Variables - Part 1

Intro to Variables - Part 2
Lesson 15 - Using Variables in Apps
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Lesson 16 - User Input and Strings
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Conditionals and Boolean Logic Lesson 17 - Introduction to Digital Assistants
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Lesson 18 - Understanding Program Flow and Logic
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Conditionals - Part 1: Boolean Expressions

Conditionals - Part 2: If/Else Statements
Lesson 19 - Introduction to Conditional Logic
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Lesson 20 - Compound Conditional Logic
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Conditionals - Part 3: AND & OR Operators
Lesson 21 - Digital Assistant Project
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Loops and Arrays Lesson 22 - While Loops
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Lesson 23 - Loops and Simulations
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Lesson 24 - Introduction to Arrays
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Introduction to Lists
Lesson 25 - Image Scroller with Key Events
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Processing Arrays of Data Lesson 26 - Processing Arrays
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Processing Lists
Lesson 27 - Functions with Return Values
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Lesson 28 - Canvas and Arrays in Apps
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Practice PT Lesson 29 - Improve Your App
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