• Fundamentals of Computer Science - Syllabus 

    Credit: 2 semesters = 1 elective high school credit

     

    This course is an introduction to coding and computer science by way of making and design, using the revolutionary new micro:bit microcontroller board, and Microsoft’s easy and powerful MakeCode block-based coding environment. The course also covers web design and word processing and keyboarding skills.

    Micro:Bit and MakeCode Arcade - 1st Semester

    1.  Micro:Bit Course (14 Weeks)

    1.1.  Making Micro:Bit

    1.2   Algorithms

    1.3   Variables

    1.4   Conditionals

    1.5   Iteration

    1.6   Mini-Project

    1.7   Coordinate Grid and LED

    1.8   Booleans

    1.9   Bits, Bytes, and Binary Numbers

    1.10 Radio

    1.11 Arrays

    1.12 Final Project

    2.  MakeCode Arcade Course (9 Weeks)

    2.1.  MakeCode Introduction  

    2.2   Sprites

    2.3   Motion

    2.4   Loops

    2.5   Review

    2.6   Final Project

    Web Design - 2nd Semester

    1.  Web Design

    2.  Final Choice Project