In Storytelling, students use computer science to tell fun and interactive stories. Storytelling emphasizes creativity by encouraging club members to tell a unique story each day.
In Friends, students are encouraged to sign up with a friend or make a new friend in the club. Friends emphasizes teamwork by allowing club members to tell the story of how their friendship started and imagine a company together.
In Fashion & Design, students learn how computer science and technology are used in the fashion industry while building fashion-themed programs, like a fashion walk, a stylist tool, and a pattern maker.
In Art, students create animations, interactive artwork, photograph filters, and other exciting, artistic projects.
In Social Media, students create fun social media style applications and games while learning about the computer science concepts that enable these programs to work.
In Sports, students use computer science to simulate extreme sports, make their own fitness gadget commercial, and create commentary for a big sporting event.
In Music & Sound, students use the computer to play musical notes, create a music video, and build an interactive music display while learning how programming is used to create music.
In Game Design, students learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games, including racing, platform, launching, and more!
Students create fun and complex animated projects. This is an advanced curriculum, which means it teaches new concepts that are recommended for students who have already participated in at least two other CS First themes.
In this sample activity students animate an ocean wave to create a setting, then tell a story that takes place on the high seas.
In this sample activity students tell a story using the characters from Cartoon Network’s "The Amazing World of Gumball."
Be a designer and programmer – bring the Google logo to life using code.
Congratulations on coding an awesome interactive style board.
Now, you get the chance to customize your project with add-ons.
This video will explain the add-ons you can choose from.
To get started, click on one of the add-on choices after you finish watching this video.
In the “Color Change” add-on, you’ll learn how to program your style board to allow the user to change the colors of a category item.
In “Suggest Button,” you’ll program a feature that auto-suggests a costume for your style board.
“Descriptive Objects” shows you how to program your images on screen to give an overview or description when the mouse hovers over them.
Code a unique and unexpected action in “Surprise Features!”
In “Last Minute Costume Change,” you will code your project to allow the user to make a last minute change to the style board.
Finally, in “Sprite Shares,” program your style board to have a sprite appear on stage and talk about your program.
Have fun coding!
Have fun coding!