Tag: Hour of Code

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Hacking STEM: Using computational thinking to understand earthquakes

Happy Computer Science Education Week! Millions of students worldwide are in the process of discovering the possibilities of instructing machines to accomplish tasks. Whether completing the Minecraft Hour of Code tutorial, or watching a Pixar In a Box episode on Khan Academy, the spirit of discovery, experimentation and the art of Computer Science is celebrated while... Read more

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7 Ways to Figure Out This Coding Thing

1. Hour of Code   Hour of Code is exactly what it sounds like and is a perfect “first time” introduction to what goes into coding. With a super simple block-based approach, you’ll go through a series of lessons that show you the basics of programming, all in under an hour. There are many different Hour of Code tutorials but our favorite (and one of the most... Read more