CS First Unplugged activities
This challenge has been written by Google and is part of the EU CODE WEEK CHALLENGES.
Target Audience
  1. Students (6-12)
Experience
  1. Beginner
Duration
  1. 1 hour
Purpose
  1. To support students who are learning from home
  2. To give everyone a break from their screens
Recommended Materials
  1. In addition to the activity booklet, some activities require or optionally benefit from additional materials.
  2. Small counters (like dried beans) to use on the Network a Neighborhood map.
  3. Scissors to cut out the Send a Secret Message cipher wheel.
  4. Cardboard and glue to provide additional stiffness to the Send a Secret Message cipher wheel.
  5. A thumbtack, toothpick, or straightened paper clip to connect the Send a Secret Message cipher wheel.
Description
CS First Unplugged is a set of activities that introduce students to CS concepts without a computer. We’ve designed this lesson to demonstrate that Computer Science is a lot more than just code.
Instructions
  • You will find the booklet to all activities in English at this link, as well as Lesson Plan in English at this link.
  • The activities in this lesson can be completed individually and in any order.
  • Teacher can take a picture of the learning process and share it on Instagram using #CodeWeekChallengeGoogle.
  • You will find all lesson plans and booklets for this challenge in 19 different languages at this link.
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Example
Click here to download this challenge as a word document.