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 your graffiti software! You can make it do even more cool things.
Check out these add-ons, and feel free to come up with some on your own.
In “Paint from the can” you will make your graffiti look more realistic by adding the spray paint can to your project. In “Picture guessing game” you will have a set time that you can draw for. Then, you can ask your friends what they think you drew!
“Paint all the colors” will show you how to let the user paint in colors other than just yellow. “Tag the town” gives the user different choices of backdrop to paint on. In “Paint Remover” you will create a button that clears the screen. “New Brush Styles” gives the user options of different textures to paint with. Choose whatever add-ons interest you! When you’re finished, let your friends and neighbors use the software to see what they can create!