This class will teach students in grades 7-10 the foundations of counting and probability. Students will learn a variety of topics that expand beyond the regular school curriculum. Students will finish the course with an in-depth knowledge of permutations; combinations; probability; Pascal’s Triangle and the Binomial Theorem.
Designed for beginners, this level is designed to teach the basic fundamentals and design principles of Python, with the help of Turtle graphics and PyGame. This includes: variables, conditional statements, loop basics, and functions.
These concepts are transferable to any other programming language. Throughout the way, students will create projects in order to apply the concepts they have learned, and to solidify their knowledge.
Level 2 dives deeper into the basics of Python for a more thorough understanding and introduces advanced topics. Students will build on knowledge from Level 1 and work with data structures, advanced loops, algorithms, and object-oriented programming, and create games based on what they learn.
Students will complete the course with a solid understanding of Python fundamentals.
This beginner-friendly course serves as an introduction to the Java programming language. Students will learn the fundamentals of Java along with core computer science concepts. Concepts covered in this course include Java syntax, types and identifiers, operators, if statements, loops, arrays and more.
Students will apply these concepts to create fun games such as Tic-Tac-Toe.