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Virginia Middle School Computer Science Elective

#### Outline

1. Intro to Computer Science and Tracy's World
1.1 Computer Science Careers
Video 1.1.1 Computer Science All Around Us
Quiz 1.1.2 Computer Science All Around Us
Connection 1.1.3 CS Careers
Free Response 1.1.4 CS Career Response
Connection 1.1.5 Coding in the Wild
Free Response 1.1.6 Coding in the Wild Response
Connection 1.1.7 Inclusive Coding
Free Response 1.1.8 Inclusive Coding Response
1.2 Intro to Python with Tracy the Turtle
Video 1.2.1 Intro to Tracy
Check for Understanding 1.2.2 Intro to Tracy
1.3 Tracy's Grid World
Video 1.3.1 Tracy's Grid World
Check for Understanding 1.3.2 Tracy's Grid World
Example 1.3.3 Dashed Line
Exercise 1.3.4 Shorter Dashed Line
Exercise 1.3.5 Caterpillar
2. Moving Tracy Efficiently
2.1 Turning Tracy
Video 2.1.1 Turning Tracy
Check for Understanding 2.1.2 Turning Tracy
Example 2.1.3 Square
Example 2.1.4 X and Y Axes
Exercise 2.1.5 Rectangle
Exercise 2.1.6 4 Columns
2.2 For Loops
Video 2.2.1 For Loops
Check for Understanding 2.2.2 For Loops
Example 2.2.3 Square Using Loops
Example 2.2.4 Dotted Line
Exercise 2.2.5 Row of Circles
Exercise 2.2.6 4 Columns 2.0
2.3 Turning Tracy Using Angles
Video 2.3.1 Turning Tracy Using Angles
Check for Understanding 2.3.2 Turning Tracy Using Angles
Example 2.3.3 Asterisk
Example 2.3.4 Four Circles
Exercise 2.3.5 Hexagon
Exercise 2.3.6 'X' Marks the Spot
Exercise 2.3.7 Circle Pyramid
3. Designing and Communicating Solutions
Example 3.1.3 Four Circles with Comments
Exercise 3.1.4 Circle Pyramid with Comments
3.2 Naming Guidelines
Video 3.2.1 Naming Guidelines
Check for Understanding 3.2.2 Naming Guidelines
3.3 Functions
Video 3.3.1 Functions
Check for Understanding 3.3.2 Functions
Example 3.3.3 X and Y Axes with Hash Marks
Exercise 3.3.5 Shape Stack
3.4 Artistic Effects
Video 3.4.1 Artistic Effects
Check for Understanding 3.4.2 Artistic Effects
Example 3.4.3 Rainbow Octagon
Example 3.4.4 Circle Square Triangle
Exercise 3.4.5 Four Colored Triangles
Exercise 3.4.6 Colorful Bracelet
Challenge 3.4.7 Kid's Shapes Toy
3.5 Top Down Design
Video 3.5.1 Top Down Design
Check for Understanding 3.5.2 Top Down Design
Example 3.5.3 Bubble Wrap
Exercise 3.5.4 Bubble Wrap 2.0
Exercise 3.5.5 Sidewalk
4. Computer History and Controlling Tracy with Variables
4.1 History of Computers
Video 4.1.1 History of Computers
Check for Understanding 4.1.2 Video Quiz
Notes 4.1.3 Mission: Who invented the computer?
Free Response 4.1.4 Evidence Collection
Connection 4.1.5 Exhibit A: Charles Babbage
Connection 4.1.6 Exhibit B: Ada Lovelace
Connection 4.1.7 Exhibit C: Alan Turing
Connection 4.1.8 Exhibit D: Mauchly and Eckert
Connection 4.1.9 Exhibit E: ENIAC Programmers
Connection 4.1.10 Exhibit F: Grace Hopper
Connection 4.1.11 Exhibit G: Mark Dean
Connection 4.1.12 Bonus Exhibit: Computer Inventors
Free Response 4.1.13 Culminating Activity
4.2 Variables
Video 4.2.1 Variables
Check for Understanding 4.2.2 Variables
Example 4.2.3 Increasing Length
Exercise 4.2.4 Dartboard
Exercise 4.2.5 Line of Increasing Blocks
4.3 User Input
Video 4.3.1 User Input
Check for Understanding 4.3.2 User Input
Example 4.3.3 Color Coded Increasing Length
Exercise 4.3.4 Colored Dartboard
Exercise 4.3.5 Four Corners
4.4 Parameters
Video 4.4.1 Parameters
Check for Understanding 4.4.2 Parameters
Example 4.4.3 Concentric Circles
Exercise 4.4.4 Colorful Caterpillar
Exercise 4.4.5 Circle in a Square
Exercise 4.4.6 Snowman
Example 4.5.3 Concentric Circles with Labels
Exercise 4.5.4 Name your Colorful Caterpillar!
Exercise 4.5.5 Baseball Diagram
4.6 Using i in For Loops
Video 4.6.1 Using i in For Loops
Check for Understanding 4.6.2 Using i in For Loops
Example 4.6.3 Geometry
Exercise 4.6.4 Geometry 2.0
4.7 Extended Loop Control
Video 4.7.1 Extended Loop Control
Check for Understanding 4.7.2 Extended Loop Control
Example 4.7.3 Square Swirl
Exercise 4.7.4 Dartboard using i
Exercise 4.7.5 Phone Signal
5. Making Decisions
5.1 If Statements
Video 5.1.1 If Statements
Check for Understanding 5.1.2 If Statements
Example 5.1.3 X and Y Axis with Bolded Marks
Exercise 5.1.4 Happy Face
Exercise 5.1.5 Black and White Squares
5.2 If/ Else Statements
Video 5.2.1 If/Else Statements
Check for Understanding 5.2.2 If/Else Statements
Example 5.2.3 Positive, Negative, Zero
Exercise 5.2.4 Rating
5.3 While Loops
Video 5.3.1 While Loops
Check for Understanding 5.3.2 While Loops
Example 5.3.3 Increasing Circles
Exercise 5.3.4 Increasing Squares
Exercise 5.3.5 Guess a Number