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 building your talking painting! Below this video are some ideas for how to make it even more fun. You can always add your own ideas too!
The Add on, “What else?” will show you how to make other sprites from pieces of the painting and make them do things.
In “Easter Egg,” you will make sprites show only when the user clicks on them.
“Traveling Paintings” will show you how to make sprites change from one painting to another.
“Weird World” will cause the painting behind the talking sprites to twist and add other effects.
“Gallery” will place paintings in different "rooms."
In “Randomizer,” you will make the sprite say something random each time it is clicked.
In the add-on “Tell a Story” you’ll create a dialogue between sprites that tells what is really happening in your painting Try out whatever interests you!
Have fun creating and coding!