Computer Science Education Week/Hour of Code 2020

This year’s CS Ed Week/Hour of Code will be virtual, but we still have a great lineup of activities and speakers. Burlington folks can register here: https://forms.gle/Mstu2JxZKEqpYufm7

If you have any questions about it, please contact me at lwong@bpsk12.org

(cover image from https://code.org/learn)

Activities:

  1. Game Development with Ready Maker

https://www.getready.io/

How to make Pong in Ready Maker: 

Variations of Pong: https://www.getready.io/variations-of-pong

  1. Vidcode Creative Coding

https://www.vidcode.com/

Specific Hour of Code activities: https://about.vidcode.com/hour-of-code

  1. Earsketch Coding with Music

https://earsketch.gatech.edu/landing/#/

Earsketch Hour of Code activity: http://nebomusic.net/earsketchlessons/oce_hourofcode_earsketch.html

EarSketch High School Workshop

  1. Demonstration and hands-on of https://www.openprocessing.org/

Hour of Code Processing website: https://hello.processing.org

  1. Online drone activity

Tello EDU

http://www.wiedu.com/telloedu/index_en.html

Skyviper Flight Simulator

https://apps.apple.eventcom/us/app/sky-viper-flight-simulator/id1135441810

Special Speakers/Events

Playlist of speakers: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzBLw-EznkIwAAkwTwn4Z_1xt_cy4irDi

Monday, Dec. 7

8:45 (Period 1) 

Yanti Arifin

Desktop Metal: https://www.desktopmetal.com/

A recent article for background

Tuesday, Dec. 8

10:05 (Period 6)

BHS Help Desk Alumni Panel

Gati Aher BHS ‘19 – Olin College

Dan Castellarin BHS ‘19 – Rochester Institute of Technology

Emerson Perez, BHS ‘20 – Middlesex Community College, Burlington Public Schools IT

Melanie Thibodeau BHS ‘18 – UMass Dartmouth

Friday, Dec. 11th 

8:45-9:45 (Period 5)

Jade Brewer, Drone Pilot

GraVoc: https://www.gravoc.com/creative-technology/drone-services/

Friday, Dec. 11th

10:05-11:05 (Period 6)

Adam Lyon, Physicist, Quantum Computing Scientist

Fermilab: https://www.fnal.gov/

Background article

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