Hawaii EXS0100 Intro to Computer Science A
- Level Middle School
- Contact Hours 90
- Timeframe Semester
The Hawaii EXS0100 Intro to Computer Science A and EXS0110 Intro to Computer Science B courses are aligned to the CSTA 2 standards Hawaii has adopted. This course introduces the basics of programming in Python, internet safety, physical computing, and cryptography.
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Programming with Turtle Graphics
Students learn Python commands, functions, and control structures by drawing shapes on the screen and solving puzzles with Turtle Graphics.
What is Computing?
Students review the history of computing, learn about the various parts that make up modern computers, and explore the impact computing has had on today's world.
Intro to micro:bit
Students learn the basics of physical computing with micro:bit, such as how to light up and change the brightness of LEDs, and how variables can be used to write more versatile programs.
Digital Citizenship and Cyber Hygiene
Students learn topics on Internet etiquette, how to stay safe on the web, potential effects of digital footprints, how to protect their information, and the implications of cyberbullying.
The ABCs of Cryptography
Students dive into the history of cryptography systems, the motivation behind using encryption systems, and basic cryptography systems.
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