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.
Well done coding today! Take a look at some of the cool things you can add to your project!
Add-ons make your project more fun. The more add-ons you try, the more unique you can make your project.
In “Walking,” you’ll animate your sprite to look like it’s walking to different locations.
In “Make it Rain,” you’ll tweak the code from Day 3’s Dynamic Setting project to make it work in a different way. “What’s the Password?” challenges you to create a project that waits for a password before continuing.
In “Find the Secret Door,” you’ll give users control over the movement of the character in your project, and it will only notice the secret door when it is near it.
“Add Another Scene” gives you ideas for where the story could go next. You will also learn how to use the “join” block. In “Add Another Character” you’ll get ideas for how to include a new character in your project to interact with the first one.
Check out the add-ons that interest you!