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Quick and easy intro to computer science for kids for an Engineering Field Day

I created a couple of demo programs recently which can run unattended, be explained simply, are familiar, and one can be interacted with. The first is a simple maze generation method, which draws a ...
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Quick and easy intro to computer science for kids for an Engineering Field Day

There is another model program that is designed for youngsters. CSUnplugged provides a collection of activities that don't involve actual computers but prepare young students for Computational ...
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Quick and easy intro to computer science for kids for an Engineering Field Day

Since Logo was intended for this age group you might explore something there. My quick idea would require two or three screens with some sophisticated and time consuming simulation running on one and ...
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What resources would you recommend for K-5 Computer Systems Concept of the CSTA K-12 Standards?

I haven't seen a lot of resources in the US for that age group, though England seems to publish a great deal of high quality KS2 (Key Stage 2, ages 7-11) material. What's particularly nice is the ...
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Quick and easy intro to computer science for kids for an Engineering Field Day

Introduction Read the question; these Educational Materials are for Children under age 16. Do use overly sophisticated in overly-technical language when editing this particular wiki The question was:...
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What resources would you recommend for K-5 Computer Systems Concept of the CSTA K-12 Standards?

I recommend a look at the K12 CS Framework. Also, since this question was originally asked, a number of states have released their own standards. Some examples: Oklahoma Indiana Washington.
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