Children give directions to a "robot" (another person) and discover how the robot takes the instructions literally (usually with entertaining results).
|Hints for uses in your library||While this activity is meant to do simply, with humans being the "robot," consider having humans be the prototype, and then using a Sphero, Code-a-pillar or other robotic toy to complete the actions!|
Computing Computer programming Intro
Hour of Code Activities
Made with Code
What is Computer Coding?
Why I Code
|Originating Source||CS Unplugged|
[Suggest a book]
Technology: Cool Women Who Code
Andi Diehn, Nomad Press, 2015, ISBN 978161303256
Profiles of women in technology bring computer-related fields to life for teens. Questions ask the reader to consider societal and personal implications of different career choices. QR codes link to online resources.
Check out these other books:
My First Coding Book by Kiki Prottsman
Hello Ruby : adventures in coding by Linda Liukas
How to code a sandcastle by Josh Funk and Sara Palacios (Also available in Chinese )
Girls who code : learn to code and change the world by Reshma Saujani and Andrea Tsurumi
Programming games and animation by Heather Lyons, Alex Westgate and Dan Crisp
Grace Hopper : queen of computer code by Laurie Wallmark (Also available in Braille )
How to code : a step-by-step guide to computer coding by Max Wainewright
How To Be A Coder: Learn to Think Like a Coder with Fun Activities by Kiki Prottsman
Computer coding for kids : a unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary code to building games by Carol Vorderman