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Last year, over 500,000 students participated in an Hour of Code™ with Google. It's easy, free and kids love it. No CS experience required!

How it works in your classroom

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Get ready

All you need are computers and Internet. Consider reviewing teaching tools

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Get set

Send students to to watch Googlers teach coding

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Students code projects with Scratch

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Hand out certificates to your students

Activity overview

An Unusual Discovery

Two characters meet in a world and discover a surprising object. What happens next? Students create an interactive story using code by programming dialogue and animating interactions between characters and their surroundings.

Teachers: Try a demo
Animation of an example project. Two characters encounter a strange rocket that changes colors and takes off.

Teacher resources

About CSEdWeek

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Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) is an annual celebration dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to take interest in computer science. Originally conceived by the Computing in the Core coalition, organizes CSEdWeek as a grassroots campaign supported by 350 partners and 100,000 educators worldwide.

For more coding activities like this one, check out the CS First curriculum.