ROCS stands for Reaching Out for Computer Science. This activity sends current CS students to help school administrators, teachers, and students know what a career in computer science is all about as well as what courses students need if they wish to pursue a degree in computer science. It also explores the difference between computer science and other computer related careers. CS students relate their interests and experiences in a fun and interactive way.
Grades: 6-12Programming With Lego Robotics
Student will learn the basics of computer programaming by using Lego Mindstorm kits to build a robot and then use the Robolab software to command their creation. Lego Bowling Challenge or other trial courses available by request!
Grades: 4-12Pico Cricket Design Studio
The ultimate robotics kit combines technology with arts and crafts to help students bring their creations to life! Students incorporate logic and problem-solving skills to design, create, and program their cricket.
Grades: 4-12Computer Science Concepts for Kids
This series of activities take the basic computer science concepts and put them on a level that even elementary school students can understand. Activities include Programming with Peanut Butter, Landmines, and Treasure Hunt. The program can be adapted for all age groups and have activities that teach concepts such as programming, algorithms, problem-solving and much more!
Grades K-5, 6-8, or 9-12Professional Development Programs
A series of professional development activities has been developed to help teachers increase their comfort level and confidence in using computers in the classroom. A variety of topics and timeframes are available. Contact us for more information.