North Carolina Intro to Computer Science
- Level High School
- Contact Hours 135
- Timeframe Year
This course is designed to introduce students to coding and computer science by way of making and designing using the CodeHS coding environment. This course is project-based with a maker philosophy at its core. This course is aligned to NC Course: BP01
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Introduction to Programming
Karel is a dog that only knows how to move, turn left, and place tennis balls in his world. You can give Karel these commands to instruct him to do certain things. We use Karel to show you what it means to program, and allow you to focus on problem-solving.
Basic Data Structures
Students learn about lists and arrays which are essential basic data structures that any program will use.
Students learn about the various ways to represent information digitally including number systems as well as the physical elements of computers and networking, such as motherboards, RAM, routers, and the use of port numbers, ethernet, and wireless devices.
Students learn the theory and practice of user interface design. Students learn about what makes an engaging and accessible user interface and will employ an iterative design process including rapid prototyping and user testing.
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North Carolina Intro to Computer Science is aligned with the following standards
|Standards Framework||View Alignment|
|NC Intro to Computer Science||View (100%)|
|North Carolina Computer Science I||View (70.6%)|
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