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.
Hello and welcome to Day 5 of CS First Fashion and Design! Today, you’ll create a fashion poll to find out people’s personal tastes and opinions. To do this, you’ll learn about the computer science concept: variables. This poll discovers if the user prefers the yellow or blue sneakers, and whether they prefer the panda or penguin. The person who takes the poll can vote for a sprite by clicking on it.
A variable is a way to store values. In this program, each vote is stored in a variable. It’s important for fashion designers to understand the opinions of people who will buy their designs. Months pass between a designer’s initial idea, production, and selling the product in stores.
A fashion designer needs to find out the tastes and opinions of potential buyers ahead of time, so they make something that people will want to buy.
Fashion designers, as well as people in other fields, find out this information through market research. Through market research, you can find out who your potential customers are, what they want to buy, and how much they're willing to pay for it. Market research helps ensure that customers love what you create so your fashion business can be a success.
Take a moment now to make sure you are signed in to the cs-first website using the username and password from your passport. If you are *not* signed in, you won’t receive a digital badge for completing this activity, so be sure to sign in!
After you finish watching this video, click the Fashion Poll Starter Project link to open the starter project in a new tab. Sign in to Scratch, and click “Remix” to save this project to your account. Then, return to this tab, and click the arrow to move on to the next video.
Now it's your turn! Click the Fashion Poll Starter Project link next to this video. Sign in to Scratch.
Click the Remix button. Click the green arrow to watch the next video.