2015 Fall Exploring CS

This is an archive of our Fall 2015 Exploring CS Class work.  You can find the latest class details in our Schoology pages under your course EXPLORING COMP SCI: S1 .  Feel free to reference past material here as needed, but there will updates in the new year. Website links and assignments may vary so some material may be out of date.  Check in with Mr. Bergquist if you have any questions.

DateGoal*, Work Due & ExamsClass Activities
Best luck 2nd Semester! It's been a fun class. Have a great 2nd Semester!!.
Hope to see you in future CS classes!

If you'd like to try more programing over the summer, check out Code.org & codecademy.com
Best of luck with computing in your future!
Consider our other CS classes at Garfield too!!

Consider sharing your Final Assignment with Adults in your life to help you make progress toward your career goal. And consider our Skills Centers and summer intro classes - talk to your counselor or me for more details.
Friday 2/5
Final Block Day!
Have a great 2nd Semester!!
Complete all 3 pars of the Final Careers Assignment DUE today in class.

When you have finished all 3 parts, please show them to Mr. Bergquist for length check and sign off. Assemble all three parts into one document, place it in our class's "00 Final" folder, and name the file "Final" followed by name, like "Final - Lisa". Thanks!

Just in case: Final Computing & Careers Assignment Instructions in one printable PDF. (Mr. Bergquist has prints out if you need one)
Link The Future with Holograms - what do you think?

Final Parts I, II & III Due by End of day TODAY Friday, Jan 5th:
- Part 1: Connecting with Computer Science - Warm up & Review (at least half a page)
- Part 2: Your Career Aspirations (at least 1 page)
- Part 3: Computing in the Workplace (at least 1 page)
(Saving instructions at the left)

Tuesday & Wednesday
2/2 & 3
Finish all 3 parts of the Final Careers Assignment

Start work on Part 3: Computing in the Workplace (at least 1 page)


Tuesday: Make sure to have at least Parts I & start of II in our class folder by end of class.
Wednesday: You should be done with Parts 1 & 2.
Please Show Mr. Bergquist it is in the folder.

Final Parts I, II & III Due by End of class on Friday, Feb 5th:
- Part 1: Connecting with Computer Science - Warm up & Review (at least half a page)
- Part 2: Your Career Aspirations (at least 1 page)
- Part 3: Computing in the Workplace (at least 1 page)
All the instructions: Final Computing & Careers Paper (all 3 parts)

Introducing Part 3: Computing in the Workplace (at least 1 page) (PDF)

Finish up on all 3 parts of the Final Careers Assignment

Tuesday: Make sure to have at least Parts I & start of II in our class folder by end of class.
Wednesday: You should be done with Parts 1 & 2.
Show Mr. Bergquist it is in the folder.
Friday, all parts including Part III due, it's the last day of class!
Monday 2/1
Final Week of First Semester
Explore your future career and determine a good path to achieve it and the technology you will need along the way.
Complete Final Part 2: Your Career Aspirations
Make sure Part 1: Connecting with Computing is done.
(when done let Mr. Bergquist know)

A few of you still need to get your sign off on your completed Pong game in Scratch. Make sure it meets the Rubrick & get it signed off! Thanks.

FYI: UW STARS in Engineering great local opportunity for students qualifying for Husky Promise, Pell Grant, or Washington State Need Grant. Click here for more details
NOTE: Please save your Final Computing & Careers Paper (all 3 parts) to a Word Document named “Final Careers – .docx” saved to our shared writeable Exploring CS Folder for your class period. Thanks!

Introducing: Preparing for your Future with Computer Science
Work on Final Part 2: Your Career Aspirations

Make sure Part 1: Connecting with Computing is done. (when done let Mr. Bergquist know)

All 3 Parts of Final Due Friday, Feb 5th by 3pm (full details).
Friday 1/29Complete and Sign off on Pong. Start our Final Careers Assignment

FIRST: Complete this TEALS Survey (required) - select "Intro to CS" as our class. Big thanks from TEALS, Purnam & me - collect a ticket after you complete this!!

FIRST: Complete your Pong game in Scratch. Make it your own & get it signed off!
- Check it against the Rubrick
- Share it with another class member
- Then ask to have it signed off - 20 class points. No regrades, make sure it is good before you call me.

Check your grade in the Source, make sure you are not missing any sign off's

Start in on our Final Careers Assignment in 3 Parts:
0) Make Sure you have Pong game Signed off
1) Complete Final Part 1: Connecting with Computing
2) Get going on: Final Part 2: Your Career Aspirations
3) When done, start Part 3: Computing in the Workplace
All three parts are due Friday, Feb 5th, but let's get it finished sooner!!

Final Computing & Careers Documentation (PDF)

FIRST: Complete this TEALS Survey (required) - select "Intro to CS" as our class. Big thanks from TEALS, Purnam & me - collect a ticket after you complete this!!

Link World Tech Update - CES 2015
Link World Tech Update - Cool Concept Cars
Link Breakout Startup - ModBot
(More Tech Videos)

Introduction to our Final Careers Assignment in 3 Parts

FIRST: Complete your Pong game in Scratch. Make it your own & get it signed off!
- Check it against the Rubrick
- Share it with another class member
- Then ask to have it signed off - 20 class points. No regrades, make sure it is good before you call me.
Wednesday 1/27
Block
Explain testing and debugging practices and develop strategies to identify & fix bugs

As a team:
1) complete and turn in: the Scratch Debug Activity Sheet
2) Create your own Debug Problem in Scratch and Save to our Shared class folder - Start its name with "Debug"
Then...
3) Further develop your Pong game - follow these guidelines. Have it signed off!!
4) Share your Pong program - show it to class members!.
Quick Review Scratch Programming Concepts
1) Group Activity: Debugging code:
Scratch Debug It! Exercise
2) Group Activity: Create Your Own Debug Example, save it in our class S Dubug Problem folder.
3) Further develop your Pong game - follow these guidelines. And have it signed off!
4) Share your Pong program - show it to class members!

Interested in Computer Careers?
Check out computerscienceonline.org
+ Girls Who Code Event & Summer Program
Tuesday 1/26use conditionals in Scratch to form a Pong game, adding events to end the game.

Further design a Pong game:
+ Detect End of Game based on Score
+ Use an Event to communicate to other Sprites and Stage to stop motion and stop the game
+ Try adding a nice Final Stage that celebrates the winner
+ Make sure to state who is the winner!!
Broadcasting Events help page... but again a Demo will help more...

Broadcast Events and Determing a Winner: (Demo Programs & their code) continues from yesterday's two examples
- Broadcast a Message (Scratch code)
- Magic Variable Game (Scratch code)
Monday 1/25Add Variables & Conditionals to track Scores in Scratch to form a Pong game.

Further design a Pong game
From your Scratch conditionals worksheet, you should have changed your Cat to a bal, got your paddles moving, and added random motion to your ball, now you are ready for the goal...
Continue to create a Pong game in Scratch.
+ Add Scoring Variables
+ Add the two thin bar goals (Sprites) at each end of the screen
+ When the goal is touched
. 1) Increase the appropriate Score by one
. 2) Move the ball back to the center of the screen
. 3) I advise that you change the ball's angle randomly, so it does not head straight back
+ Play with this to see how to make it more interesting.

Get any outstanding projects signed off. (Combine them to get them done)
Quick Review Scratch Programming Concepts
Further design a Pong game
Variables help page... but a demo will help more

Variables & Increasing a Score: (Demo Programs & their code)
- Pick a Variable (Scratch code)
- Update a Variable (Scratch code)
Friday 1/22use conditionals in Scratch to form a Pong game.

Few final Signs off on Scratch "About Me", "Animation Dance Party" and "Art Project" assignments.
Use the completed Scratch conditionals
Further design of your Pong game
Transforming our Cat Conditionals (Scratch conditionals) into a Pong Game using...
Design a Pong game (try it, see how far you can get!)
Wed 1/20
(Block)
Discover conditionals in Scratch.

- Get your sign off on your Scratch "About Me", "Animation Dance Party" and "Art Project" assignments. Should be completed today.
- Complete: Scratch conditionals
Undercover Boss

Programming Concepts
Introducing Conditionals & Demo!
if (you pay attention)
- You will learn to use conditionals
else
- You will be confused ;-)
Check out the Boolean Expressions and Conditions reference Pages for details.
PDF File work on: Scratch conditionals
Tuesday 1/19Complete some starter projects by programming in Scratch & Sharing Code.

Get sign off on your Art Project in Scratch!, Animation Dance Party, & "About Me" Scratch Projects. (last day for sign off is Wednesday)

Then Try Reusing and Remixing: Make a copy of another Student's code and change it to make it your own.

Tomorrow we will start work on: Scratch conditionals (print off a copy)
Discussing Programming Concepts
Complete your: Art, Dance Party, & About Me Scratch Projects

Then Try Reusing and Remixing: Make a copy of another Student's code and change it to make it your own.

??Any students from Intro to CS??: Complete a Project Plan to do instead of the smaller projects and the Pong Game we will be working on next. Turn this in for sign off.
Friday 1/15 BlockDemonstrate knowledge of HTML and CSS in the quiz. Then... Create an Art project by programming in Scratch.

- Finish and get your sign off on "About Me" & Animation Dance Party assignments.

Create an Art Project in Scratch!

FYI: How does Animation Work? ("Dance Party" project)
Link How Computer Animation is accomplished
Q&A: Scratch & HTML/CSS??
Quiz: HTML & Website design TODAY

BUT FIRST... Intro to:Create an Art Project in Scratch!
First - check out fellow students' Scratch Projects for ideas
And these Samples too:
- Square Circle
- Build a Band
- Automatic Drawing
PDF FileGuides for these Samples to try.
Wednesday 1/13
Early dismissal (35 min)
Review HTML & CSS for our Quiz.

Two Scratch Coding exercises: (don't take too long on these!)
- Your "About Me" Collage
- Animation Dance Party
Take out your HTML & CSS Review Sheet for sign off!
We will go over the answers to HTML & CSS Review Sheet together. You can use it on the Quiz.
Quiz is on Friday!


Introducing the Animation Dance Party assignments. We will start on this on Friday as well as a new one...

12th Graders: GHS Road Map to College Financial Aid Event Thursday Jan 21st
Tuesday 1/12Review your knowledge of HTML and CSS.

Complete your: HTML & CSS Review Sheet

Complete Your "About Me" Collage - use the version of Scratch on our Computers, not the online version.

Review HTML & CSS, we will have a short quiz (12 points) on Friday
Complete Scratch "About Me" project

Finish your: HTML & CSS Review Sheet as best you can...
Wednesday I will sign off those of you who completed it and then we will Go over the answers to HTML & CSS Review Sheet together. Quiz is on Friday!

12th Graders: GHS Road Map to College Financial Aid Event Thursday Jan 21st
Monday 1/11Create your About Me animation in Scratch!.

Check out some Scratch Programs:
- On the Scratch Site
- From last year's Exploring CS class
Gather some ideas on what you want to do with Scratch?

Start Your "About Me" Collage

First complete the HTML & CSS Review Sheet and then...
First exercise: Scratch "About Me" Guidelines - have fun with it, be creative!!
Fill out the HTML & CSS Review Sheet - due Wednesday to review for our Quiz Friday (Block period)!.
Creating in Scratch Video
Scratch "About Me" Samples:
- Simple One
- Cool One
Friday 1/8
Review your classmates' websites and help us all improve our "starter" Websites.

Your Starter Website Project is due today; make sure your code is in your class folder.
Help Improve our Starter Website Projects!
A. Checkout your classmates' Websites and Review the Rubric (grading)with them.
B. Help them fix up their sites.
C. Fill out the HTML & CSS Review Sheet - complete to review for our Quiz.

In case you need it Adding Navigation in a Table:
+ W3Schools: Tables
Sample Navigation pages to use as a template for navigation - view their source and try them out: navdemopage.html / navsecondpage.html / navthirdpage.html / updated: test-style.css / Garfield Bulldog Image (images can go in your folder too!)
Your Starter Website Project is due today; make sure your code is in your class folder.

Finish & Improve our Starter Website Projects
A. Checkout your classmates' Websites and Review the Rubric (grading)with them.
B. Help them fix up their sites.
C. Fill out the HTML & CSS Review Sheet - Complete for next week to review for our Quiz.

Chick Tech Event Sat & Sun, Jan 30 & 31st - Details are linked on this page as well as registration links. This is not an SPS or Garfield HS event and you need to talk to your parents/guardians before registering or attending.
Monday - Wednesday
1/4-6
Create a "starter" Website using HTML & CSS.

Work on and complete your Starter Website Project - 30 Big Project Points DUE Friday 8th Jan.
** Please make sure your navigation is working for check in. **

Nearly complete? Check out your classmates' Websites and Review the Rubric (grading)with them. Help them fix up their sites for full credit.

Complete done? Start our HTML & CSS Review Sheet for our Quiz next week.
Welcome back - let's review what we were working on...

Work on and complete your Starter Website Project DUE Friday 8th Jan.
A. Please prioritize getting your navigation from page to page working for check in.
Sample Navigation pages to use as a template for navigation - view their source and try them out: navdemopage.html
B. Check out your classmates' Websites and Review the Rubric (grading)with them.
C. Help them fix up their sites for full credit.
D. Complete done? Start our HTML & CSS Review Sheet for our later Quiz.

Let me know if you have any suggestions for videos about new technology! Thanks
Friday 12/18
Early & Star Wars Release Day!
Have an Intergalactic Winter Break!
Work on your "starter" Website

Starter Website Project - 30 Big Project Points should be done by Friday, Jan 8th at the latest.
Make sure you have your Starter Site Design Sheet signed off to get full credit!!

When you are Done, show your Website to a classmate and have them help check for completeness!! Including correct HTML & CSS!
DEMO: Adding Navigation in a Table:
+ W3Schools: Tables
Sample Navigation pages to use as a template for navigation - view their source and try them out: navdemopage.html / navsecondpage.html / navthirdpage.html / updated: test-style.css / Garfield Bulldog Image (images can go in your folder too!)

Review Rubric for Starter Website Project

MAKE SURE YOUR Talking about Online Safety Project IS TURNED IN. (talk to me if you don't have it in yet and explain.)
Wednesday 12/16

Create your "starter" Website

Complete your Starter Site Design Sheet before you start coding, get checked off, and then...
Starter Website Project - 30 Big Project Points due date Friday 8th January.
+ the CSS added to your Celebrity Webpage & Your Celebrity HTML web page should be signed off.)

LAST DAY TO TURN IN YOUR Talking about Online Safety Project. After Friday 12/18, your score becomes a zero.
Adding Navigation in a Table:
+ W3Schools: Tables
Sample Navigation pages to use as a template for navigation - view their source and try them out: navdemopage.html / navsecondpage.html / navthirdpage.html / updated: test-style.css / Garfield Bulldog Image (images can go in your folder too!)

Start Work on: Starter Website Project - 30 Project Points Due Friday 8th January.
Tuesday 12/15Sketch the design of a "starter" Website

Sign off on:
- Your Celebrity HTML web page and
- using an EXTERNAL CSS sheet for style.
Today!

Start filling in the details of your Starter Site Design Sheet - complete before starting on HTML.

We will go over this on Wednesday, this is our demo sample of a Starter Website:
navdemopage.html
Link Starter Website Project - 30 Project Points due Friday 8th January.
PDF File Starter Site Design Sheet - complete before starting
Link Sample Student Websites
+ Links on our Adding CSS page at bottom - check some out.
+ More details on Styling using Id's & classes (optional).

Sample HTML: You can download these three files to your folder: testpage.html / Gar_Bulldog.jpg / test-style.css
Monday 11/14Add color and style to your web page with CSS

Get Your Celebrity HTML web page signed off and finish adding CSS to your page. Make sure all is saved in your folder in our Class Period folder. Should be completed today!

NEXT: Starter Website Project - 30 Project Points!
PDF File Starter Site Design Sheet - complete before starting

Done? Look at the Design pages to get ideas for your Starter Website project, we will start next week.
Finish Adding an External CSS file to your Celebrity Webpage
Resources:
W3 Schools: Basics of CSS Reference Pages
Recall the Sample HTML from Wednesday... now here's its Sample CSS page - view its source:cssdemopage.html

Here's our Color Chart (from previous work) so you can customize your colors.
Link Background reading on stylesheets

Then get started on your Starter Website Project - 30 Project Points! by filling out the Starter Site Design Sheet - complete before starting!
Friday 12/11Add color and style to your web page with CSS

+ Complere and get Your Celebrity HTML web page signed off and then...
+ Start add Styling to your Celebrity page: Your Task (follow the instructions - show me how you do)
Link Adding an External CSS file - this should be done Monday.
You can customize your colors using the Color Chart (seen this before?)

Make sure you Turned in the Project (now very late, see source):
- Talking about Online Safety Project
Finish Your Celebrity HTML web page
Key Resources:
- W3Schools site use the "try it yourself" boxes, you can copy & paste the code.
- Getting Started from Scratch Part 1: HTML Video, follow along
- Old slides: HTML Details

Introducing CSS:
Don't Fear the Internet: Adding CSS Video (sorry it's long)
W3 Schools: Basics of CSS
Sample CSS page - view its source:cssdemopage.html
Wednesday 12/9Hour of Code!! and later continue to create HTML to build your web page

A Hour or Two of Code!!

Complete & get signed off on Your Celebrity web page. Make sure it is saved in your folder in our Class Period folder.

Make sure you Turned in the Project (now late, see source):
- Talking about Online Safety Project

Make Up Mid-Term Exam today.
A Hour or Two of Code!!



Make Up Mid-Term Exam today.
Tuesday 12/8Use HTML to build your web page
Create Your Celebrity web page - how are you doing? Use all the resources from Monday's entry... W3Schools site

Copy & Paste your work to NotePad++
(see: Getting Started with HTML)
Saving your work:
1 - Use "Save As" to navigate to our S: Drive class period folder
2 - Create a new Folder (upper folder icon), name the folder your name and Open it
3 - change the file format to Hyper Text Markup Language .html
4 - then you can "Run in" Firefox to see your webpage in a browser
How are you doing on Your Celebrity web page? This presentation will help to finish it...
HTML Details

Remember to use W3Schools site
Here are some key pages:
- Links
- Images
- Lists

It's Computer Science Week (Dec 7-12)? We will be doing the (2) Hour(s) of Code on Wednesday!
Monday 12/7Use HTML to build your first web page!

Today's Assignment: Create Your Celebrity web page
- Start with the W3Schools HTML site Introduction - use the "try it yourself" box, and then copy the code to your HTML page in Notepad++...
- Save the file right away making sure to change the file format to "Hyper Text Markup Language" .html
- Step by step instructions at Getting Started with HTML in NotePad++
- Under the Run Menu, "Launch in FireFox" to see your page take shape!

+ Then add more elements for your Your Celebrity web page using W3Schools site's pages.
Web Design - HTML Warm up - insert the 6 missing end tags.

Q: What web pages would you like to build?
You are going to be building Your Celebrity web page with several HTML elements.
Key Resource: W3Schools site
Use the "try it yourself" boxes, you can copy & paste the code you create into NotePad++. Let's try it... (also see: Getting Started with HTML)

This video demonstrates how to add more features for your page:
Getting Started from Scratch Part 1: HTML
Reference it later if you need some help adding the features.

Friday 12/4Getting ready for Web Design, looking behind your favorite sites.

+ Take a look at some of your favorite Websites using those instructions: Webpages: Looking behind the scenes in Firefox

- Make sure your Browser & Website Survey Lab is turned in or signed off.
- Last reminder: make sure to turn in your Talking about Online Safety Project today (week late).
Web Design Warm Up:
- How do you like to learn new computer skills?
- What makes a good website? What are your examples.

Videos from "Don't Fear the Internet":
- Website Design - Not Tubes
- Don't fear the Browser - We watched this Monday, try using this post...
- Take a look at some of your favorite Websites using those instructions: Webpages: Looking behind the scenes in Firefox
- HTML
+ Alternative HTML Tag Video.

Demo of Creating an HTML file using Notepad (see: Getting Started with HTML)
More details:
W3Schools: HTML Introduction

Next week we will start creating our own HTML & CSS!
Wed 12/2
Block
Assess all we have learned about Computers, Data, the Internet, Online Safety & Search. And then...
Use a variety of Web Browsers and discover differences in Websites.
Mid-Term Exam! (30 Quiz points)

- Class Investigation: Browser & Website Survey Lab exercise - pick a partner to do this with if you like! (10 Classroom points) Finish up today.
Worksheet Version (PDF)
- Try: Webpages: Looking behind the scenes
+ Think of a subject with paragraph a couple paragraphs of text for you to create a webpage.
Get out your notes it's time for our Mid-Term Exam! (30 Quiz points)

When you are done, go to the lab, relax a bit then explore browsers and websites, completing your:
Browser & Website Survey Lab exercise - pick a partner to do this with if you like! (10 Classroom points) Finish up today.
Friday get ready for starting Web Design...
Tuesday 12/1Reflecting on talking about Online Safety and starting to think about Web Site designs.

- Review for Wednesday's Mid-Term Quiz: Study Guide
- If you are done with everything, start your class investigation: Browser & Website Survey Lab exercise.
You can take a look at some of those websites using the tool
Webpages: Looking behind the scenes in Firefox - see the code behind some of your favorite webpages.

NOTE: Wednesday: Mid Term Quiz
Wednesday's Mid-Term Quiz Tomorrow!: Study Guide Make sure to bring your old handouts and any notes for Wednesday's quiz!

Our next Unit: Web Design
Video: Don't fear the Browser
- If you are done with everything, start your class investigation: Browser & Website Survey Lab exercise and take a look at some of those websites using the tool (you will be working on this after the Mid-Term on Wednesday).

If you are late, make sure to turn in your Talking about Online Safety Project today (late).

Monday 11/30Preparing to assess all we have learned about Computers, Data, the Internet, Online Safety & Search.
After Jeopardy check out the: Midterm Quiz
Study Guide

Done: start work on Browser & Website Survey Lab exercise (10 Classroom points) - pick a partner to do this with, you can compare things on your two screens! if you like! Finish this up on this Friday and get ready for Web Design when we are back from break!

+ UW Computer Science Open House*, 1 - 5pm on Saturday, Dec 5th, at UW's Paul Allen Computing Center.  RSVP to attend!
CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap screening party at Google!* Wed, Dec 9th Click here for more details.
* These events are not SPS nor Garfield HS events and you need to talk to your parents/guardians before registering or participating.
"Would you like to play a game?" -WOPPR
Let's not play Tic Tac Toe...
It's time for Jeopardy!!

Mid Term Quiz Next Wednesday 12/2 (30 Points):
- Computer Components (6 points)
- Data Representation (10 points)
- Operating Systems (2 Points)
- Online Security & Safety (7 Points)
- Internet & Search (6 Points)
Study Guide
Note: Answers & Questions from Jeopardy! You can copy these to your notes, but you can NOT just print this out for the quiz, OK? Thanks.

Make sure your Talking about Online Safety Project is turned in. Was due last Wednesday.

Next: On to the Web Design: Browser & Website Survey Lab exercise (10 Classroom points)
Wednesday
11/25 (short)
Have a great
Thanksgiving
Break!
Complete and turn in your Talk about Online Safety Paper & Study for Mid Term Exam.

Finish your Talking about Online Safety Project Paper. Due TODAY by 3pm for full points (11/25).

Done, move on to the Web Design: Browser & Website Survey Lab exercise (10 Classroom points)
Garfield Dawgbots ranks 2nd in League Competition

Finish your Talking about Online Safety Project Paper. Due TODAY by 3pm for full points (11/25).

Next: On to the Web Design: Browser & Website Survey Lab exercise (10 Classroom points)
Tuesday 11/24Review previous material from Components of a Computer, Digital Data, Online Safety & the Internet.

Write up your Talking about Online Safety Project Paper. Due tomorrow, Wednesday 11/25.

- If you missed yesterday, show me your The Internet & Search Worksheet - and check with a friend to make sure it is complete. You can use it on the Mid-Term.
Midterm Review continues! for next Wednesday
- Components of a Computer
- Let's check out the highlights of our Data Representations presentation.
- The 9 Most Important Differences Between Macs And PCs

Write up your Talking about Online Safety Project Paper - 10 Project Points. Due Wednesday (tomorrow) 11/25 (10 Project points).
Monday 11/23Preparing your Talk about Online Safety with others & Study for Mid Term Exam.

Write up your Talking about Online Safety Project . Paper is due, Wednesday 11/25 for full points.

Last call for: The Internet & Search Worksheet for teams, make sure to turn it in or save to our Writable Exploring CS Folder.
Binary Warm Up
Mid Term Quiz Next Wednesday 12/2 (30 Points):
- Computer Components (6 points)
- Data Representation (10 points)
- Operating Systems (2 Points)
- Online Security & Safety (7 Points)
- Internet & Search (6 Points)

Reviewing today:
- Digital Data Quest
- The Internet & Search Worksheet (Last call!)

Reminder: Talking about Online Safety Project Paper - 10 Project Points. Due Wednesday 11/25 (10 Project points).
Friday 11/20
Explore & present additional ways to maintain Online Safety & Security.

Talking about Online Safety Project paper will due Wednesday, Nov 25th (10 Big Project points). Gather material to share from our class presentations and notes.

Make sure your The Internet & Search Worksheet is turned in. Let's print them out for review next Monday.
Improving your security: Google Two Step Verification - Why is this better? Many sites have the feature; will you consider it??

Details: Talking about Online Safety Project paper, paper will be due Wednesday, Nov 25th (10 Big Project points).

Midterm after Thanksgiving Break,
Start of Midterm Reviewing Solutions: (Take note of corrections, it's an open note test)
- WarGames Worksheet
- The Choosing a Good Password Worksheet

Let's make sure we have copies of your Internet & Search Worksheet
And any late entries for the Digital Data Quest? We are going over these tomorrow. Check the source.
Wednesday 11/18
Block
Understand how the basics of how Internet & online Search work.

Partner Work: The Internet & Search Worksheet - Save to our Writable Exploring CS Folder or turn in paper copy today.

When you are done, you can start preparing for your Talking about Online Safety Project paper. Feel free to assemble material from class notes & last week's group presentations - use the list you made Wednesday! Due in a week, Wed, 11/25 (just before break).

Check the Source & Make sure you have all your Assignments turned in. Use the links from the source to see your missing assignments.
Review of How Does the Internet Work?
About Google, Search & Ads:
- Explore a Google Data Center
- How Google Search works?
- How Google Ads work?

Partner Assignment: The Internet & Search Worksheet. PDF Version or download this Word .doc Version - make sure to save it to our shared folder or turn it in.
Additional videos are on Today's worksheet to help:
- Review How The Internet works in 5 Minutes
- More Details: How Internet Search Works
- Search Bing vs Google: bingiton.com

Introducing: Talking about Online Safety Project paper (10 Project Points) Due Wed, 11/25 (just before break).
Tuesday 11/17Choosing good passwords to protect your information.

Choosing good passwords to protect your information.
Read this page about choosing a good password and then use this information and our discussion to complete...
Start Choosing a Good Password Worksheet
(Bring completed sheet to class tomorrow)
+ Check the Source and make sure your WarGames Worksheet and others are turned in.

Try this tool: How Secure is your Password?
Creating Safe Passwords -
3 Posters to help
Creating a Good Password:
- Discussion: what does it take to have a good password? 3 Posters
- Video: Tips on Choosing a Safe Password
- Read this page about choosing a good password and then use this information and our discussion to complete...
- The Choosing a Good Password Worksheet
(Bring completed sheet to class tomorrow)

Protection vs keeping the Internet Free: Protect IP Act.
- Anatomy of a Virus: Stuxnet from June 2011.
Monday
11/16
Team Presentations on a variety of topics on Online Safety & Security.

Teams present their Online Safety & Security Group Presentation (15 Classwork points, graded by team)
Teams present their Online Safety & Security Group Presentation (15 Classwork points, graded by team)

Make sure your WarGames Worksheet is turned in.
Friday
11/13 Block
Explore & present a variety of topics on Online Safety & Security.
In your Team complete: Online Safety & Security Group Presentation (15 Classwork points, graded by team)
Use this Template for your Security Presentation: PDF File to read / Word Doc to download and use

+ Presentation must be completed & copied to our class folder by end of the period today. (Thanks)
S:\embergquist\Writeable\Exploring CS\ Period 1 and Period 3
+ Today or next Monday your team will present your presentation/paper a group to class. Determine your speakers.
Team Activity (self chosen teams):
PDF File Online Safety & Security Group Presentation Details (Word Doc).
Templates for your Security Presentation: PDF File to read / Word Doc to download and use
Remember our: Keys to Working on a Team
NOTE: This is part 1 - later your team will build a webpage about this topic for our class Online Security & Safety website.

+ Today or next Monday your team will present your presentation/paper a group to class. Determine your speakers.

Make sure your WarGames Worksheet is turned in.
Tuesday 11/10Protect your Personal Information Online.

Explore online: Viruses
Link Computer Viruses, Worms and other dangers in the internet Video
Link Difference Between Viruses, Worms and Trojans Video
Link Top 10 Computer Virus Video

Identity Theft More details from the Federal Trade Commission.
Link Deter. Detect. Defend. Avoid ID Theft Take Note on how you can: Deter, Detect, & Defend
Finish up: Protecting Your Online Identity

Identity Theft:
More details from the Federal Trade Commission.
Link Protecting your Identity
Link Deter. Detect. Defend. Avoid ID Theft (10 minuter video preventing harm to you and your family's credit)

PREVIEW for Friday:
Team Activity (self chosen teams):
PDF File Online Safety & Security Group Presentation Details (Word Doc).
Monday 11/9Protect your Personal Information Online.

Identity Theft More details from the Federal Trade Commission.
Link Deter. Detect. Defend. Avoid ID Theft Take Note on how you can:
- Deter
- Detect
- Defend
Remember What do you use the Web for?
How did you answer the questions for All Your Future Personal Information. Keep this in mind today...

Personal Information out there:
ACLU Video: Pizza Palace of the Future

Protecting Your Online Identity
Friday
11/6
Respect the privacy of others online.
Make sure your WarGames Worksheet is turned in. (15 Classwork Points)

Imagine All Your Future Personal Information details - write these down and bring to our next class. Print it out if you have do it in Word
Start think through answers for All Your Future Personal Information - you will write these down after our lesson today.

Class & Table Team Lesson: Private Today, Public Tomorrow
- Unintended Consequences of Sharing Handout...

Complete & Turn in your WarGames Worksheet.
Wednesday
11/4 Block
What computers are capable of? What should we let them do?
Complete our WarGames Worksheet (15 Points of Classwork)
Hold on to your sheet to be completed on Monday at the latest, will likely finish up on Friday.
Movie Days: "WarGames"
Follow along on our WarGames Worksheet.
Make sure to read the questions and take a few notes during the film.

Tuesday
11/3
Understand basics of Networks and how the Internet works.

Check out:
+ Google Where the Internet Lives site - explore these pages.
+ See what else you can find on How the Internet Works.

If you have not, check out the 25 Years of the Web Articles:
+ 10 Things You Should Know about the Web Including How much does it weigh? (PDF)
+ 25 Years of the WWW: Tim Berners-Lee explains how it all began with "baby photos of your favorite websites"

We'll start the movie WarGames today. 8:27am & 10:32am
GirlCode Movie Screenings - Free at Google & Amazon.com Wednesdays, Nov. 4th & 11th, respectively. Sponsored by Women@Google & Amazon Women in Engineering.

How does the World Wide Web work?? What do you think?
What does the Internet look like? Originally / View today.
finish up: The Internet & World Wide Web (PDF)

+ Google Where the Internet Lives site - explore more. (Video)
+ 25 Years of the WWW: Tim Berners-Lee explains how it all began with "baby photos of your favorite websites"

Intro to the Movie: "WarGames" (Wednesday's Block too) And here's our WarGames Worksheet. We'll start the movie today. 8:27am & 10:32am
Monday
11/2
Understand basics of Networks and how the Internet works.

Turn in your What do you use the Web for? Thanks.

Verify for completeness your team's: Corporate Classroom Poster Project (15 Project Points) Due today for all teams!
Your Answers: What do you use the Web for?

How does the World Wide Web work?? What do you think?
What does the Internet look like? Originally / View today.
Presentation: The Internet & World Wide Web (PDF)
Updated Videos:
- Networking Computers
- How The Internet works in 5 Minutes
- World Wide Web in Plain English
Fun Articles:
+ 10 Things You Should Know about the Web Including How much does it weigh? (PDF) with "baby photos of your favorite websites"
+ 25 Years of the WWW: Tim Berners-Lee explains how it all began (Video: Video
+ Similarly: 25 Years Old, the World Wide Web’s Potential Still Untapped
Wednesday
10/30 Block
Create professional posters collaborating with a partner

Verify for completeness your team's: Corporate Classroom Poster Project (15 Project Points) Due today for all teams!

Assignments: write down: What do you use the Web for? - bring copy to class Monday or turn it in for me to hold on to.

+ Make sure your Different Learning Styles Reflection is turned in.

Done? (Don't take out your cell phone!)
- See how far you can get programming this little Robot: LightBot
Read through these 25 Years of the Web Articles: (our next Unit)
+ 10 Things You Should Know about the Web Including How much does it weigh? (PDF)
+ 25 Years of the WWW: Tim Berners-Lee explains how it all began with "baby photos of your favorite websites"
+ Similarly: 25 Years Old, the World Wide Web’s Potential Still Untapped
Electronic Devices and Hall Pass Policy Review & Clarification
Please practice these policies today in class; I will be following them precisely.

Verify for all the Requirements are met for your team's: Corporate Classroom Poster Project (15 Project Points) Due today for most teams!
Note:
- no regrades - so check them thoroughly
- make you have "Creative use of images & text", share your posters with classmates
- you will receive your team grade, make sure all posters are complete and look good.

Assignment: write down: What do you use the Web for? have a copy to discuss in class on Monday!
Monday - Wednesday
10/26 - 28 (Early Release)
Create professional posters collaborating with a partner

Work with your partner on your Corporate Classroom Poster Project (15 Project Points)

Be respectful of your team mate but:
Make sure you have completed your Different Learning Styles Reflection (PDF Version) Due Today.

NEW: 1st Period ONLY - PLEASE take our TEALS Survey, our class as "Intro to CS". Thanks As soon as you can. And think back to the start of the year please!!
Then...
EVERYONE: Please fill out this form to pick your Size for your Free Garfield CS T-Shirt!
Creative DIY Video to get us started!

Review our building paper castles exercise Keys to Working on a Team
Before you start few words of advice:
- Word about copyright...
- Selecting, copying & pasting in Paint.Net demo
- Use a Layer to separate your text so you can easily change it.

Our first Project: Corporate Classroom Poster Project (15 Project Points)
- Partner Assignments

EVERYONE: Please fill out this form to pick your Size for your Free Garfield CS T-Shirt!
Friday 10/23Learn from online videos about a Paint.NET feature

Complete our Different Learning Styles Reflection (PDF Version) Please complete today and turn it in for grading. Thanks.
+ Make sure your Paint.NET Class Employee Photo ID is signed off.
+ Take a look at the posters around our classroom. How do you think they could be improved? (We'll be doing this next week!)
How can you learn a new computer program? What worked the best for you? Realize that sometimes you will need to learn much more complicated programs and will be given specific documents or videos to learn from.

Fill out our Different Learning Styles Reflection (PDF Version).
Wed 10/21
Block
Short Quiz on Computer components. Use the key features of Paint.NET to create your class Layered Employee ID
Check the Source for missing work.
1) Complete the step by step instructions to Create your Paint.NET Class Employee Photo ID
Show it to us for sign off!
2) Learning from online resources - Videos. Pick one of the Videos at the bottom of the Instruction page and try following along on your PC. Don't like the one's I have, search for your own! Take notes on that experience.
Tech Video...

One page Components of a Computer Quiz!

After the Quiz go to the lab and:
0) Make sure your Digital Data Quest and all other assignments are turned in!
1) Complete the instructions to Create your Paint.NET Class Employee Photo ID
2) Learning from online resources - Videos. Pick one of the Videos at the bottom of the Instruction page and try following along on your PC.

Five Point Check in the lab: browser open, class/instruction page up, Paint.NET open, Student image up, and Image saved as PDN file.
Tuesday 10/20Use several of the key features of Paint.NET to create your class Layered Employee ID

Become a User of Paint.NET by our Paint.NET Employee Photo ID activity

Make sure your Digital Data Quest and all other assignments are turned in!
Being a User of Paint.NET:
Intro & Demo of our Paint.NET Employee Photo ID activity

See more details about Paint.NET in yesteday's sections.
Quiz tomorrow on Components of a Computer!!
Monday 10/19Choosing a Computer and Try out Paint.NET

1) Turn in your Computer Choice paragraph for check off today.
2) Make sure your Digital Data Quest is turned in today, either turn in your paper or place a copy in our class folder.

Start Exploring Paint.NET:
- Open Paint.Net and try the Interactive Tutorial that is in our Class READ-ONLY "Paint.NET Tutorial" Folder, click on the page: "BeginnerGuide2.0.html" to get you started.
Click around and find what you can do, then try it!
- Here are the FAQ's - notice these are all in forums so others can contribute comments, pretty cool.

Chick Tech Event Sat & Sun, Nov 7 & 8th - let Mr. B know today if you are interested, and talk to your folks. This is not an SPS or Garfield HS event and you need to talk to your parents/guardians before registering or attending.
Table discussion day: What computer & operating system would you buy today and why? Turn in your Computer Choice paragraph for check off today.

Quiz Wednesday on Components of a Computer!!

New Unit: Becoming a User in our CS Roles
We will try a new application: Paint.Net:
- Free Photo Editing app, you can download to your own PC.
- Cool features like: Layers, Special Effects (blurring, red-eye removal, distortion), and other tools.
- Uses via Creative Commons licensing, community supported.
- Open Paint.Net and try the Interactive Tutorial that is in our Class READ-ONLY "Paint.NET Tutorial" Folder, click on the page: "BeginnerGuide2.0.html" to get you started. Click around and find what you can do, then try it!
Friday 10/16Choosing a Computer

What computer & operating system would you buy today and why?
Writing Exercise: Explore online Apple Macs vs. PC, Laptop, Desktop or Tablet, which would you choose? Write a solid paragraph (about one-third to half a page) Be specific as you like on what you would want, and have supportive sentences for your choice. (Check out the links from Wednesday and explore online.) Complete this period, we may discuss at end of period.

Make sure your: Digital Data Quest (PDF Version / Blank Word Doc) Due today. put copy in:
S:\embergquist\Writeable\Exploring CS\ Period 1 and Period 3
Review Material for Quiz next week: Components of a Computer (your papers back too.)

What computer & operating system would you buy today and why?
Writing Exercise: Explore online Apple Macs vs. PC, Laptop, Desktop or Tablet, which would you choose? Write a solid paragraph (about one-third to half a page) Be specific as you like on what you would want, and have supportive sentences for your choice. (Check out the links from Wednesday and explore online.) Complete this period, we may discuss at end of period.
Wed 10/14
Block
Team building at your new Table / Different kinds of computers, Operating Systems & devices.

+ Complete your: Digital Data Quest (PDF Version / Blank Word Doc) Due today.

Explore online Apple Macs vs. PC, which would you choose? We will follow up on this Friday - have supportive reasons for your choice. (Check out the links at the left and explore online)

Done?
- See how far you can get programming this little Robot: LightBot
- More details on Computer Hardware Basics (other parts inside)
Team Building Exercise at our tables

Operating Systems & Mac vs. PC Discussion:
Link Mac Video
Link PC Video (YouTube)
Link The 9 Most Important Differences Between Macs And PCs
Comparisons (one site's data):
- Mac vs PC strengths
- Laptop vs. Tablet
- Android vs. iOS
(- Mac vs. PC (2011))

Complete your: Digital Data Quest (PDF Version)

Best for last: Clean the Fan Video (you all deserve this fun) [More of Jayme Gutierrez's videos]
Tuesday 10/13Describe the way numbers are stored digitally in a Computer.

Finish your Digital Data Quest (PDF Version / Blank Word Doc)
+ Make sure you have completed: Data Representation Worksheet
Warm Up:Cool video Binary Counter

Post Dissection Discussion:
Which of our PC Components are in other devices?
So what is a Computer? Any further thoughts

Last day: make sure you have completed: Data Representation Worksheet
and Finish the: your Digital Data Quest

Monday 10/12Describe the way numbers are stored digitally in a Computer.
0) Complete Frida's: Data Representation Worksheet Today - Turn it in today, ask if you need help.
2) Start your Digital Data Quest (PDF Version / Blank Word Doc)

Make sure last week's assignments are turned in: (check the source)
1) Components of a Computer saved in our Classroom folder:
S:\embergquist\Writeable\Exploring CS\ Period 1 and Period 3
2) Computer Warm up & Dissection Follow up Questions

- Please Check the Source to see if you are missing the: Components of a Computer was due a week ago, put copy in:
S:\embergquist\Writeable\Exploring CS\ Period 1 and Period 3
- Computer Warm up & Dissection Follow up Questions also due last week.
Start today our: Digital Data Quest
You can use this Blank Word Doc version or a copy of the PDF Version.
This may help, and pulls it all together (Supplemental reading): Data in a Computer Article

Please Turn in your signed Classroom Contracts & Contacts form: packet you received last week.
+ Students Sign the pages of this packet and have parents/guardians fill it out too).

Early Next week: Hardware quiz! (Just on our components of a computer)

Announcing: NCWIT Aspirations in Technology competition - all women in CS should consider applying.
Stop by the WIT meetings Monday (today) at Lunch in 115a for more discussion.

We need new Garfield CS T-Shirt Ideas!
Friday10/9Describe the way images are stored digitally in a Computer.

Work on (and complete your: Data Representation Worksheet Today - Turn it in please.

Done: Check out our next assignment your: Digital Data Quest (PDF Version / Blank Word Doc)

Announcing: NCWIT Aspirations in Technology competition - all women in CS should consider applying.
Stop by the WIT meetings Monday at Lunch in 115a for more discussion.
Tech Videos

Post Dissection Discussion:
Warm Up: which of our PC Components are in other devices?
So what is a Computer? Any further thoughts?

We will finish up: Representations of our Data (PDF)
Start & complete your Data Representation Worksheet Today

Public Service: Make sure your Components of a Computer assignment has good descriptions and "Connections to other components" correct for full points (15!) Also make sure you are not missing anything else.
Wednesday 10/7
Block
Disassemble and Reassemble the parts of other Computer Devices.

Other Computer Devices Dissection:
Team Requirements: (paper to turn in, just like the Computer Dissection Instructions )
1) Record your team members names
2) Carefully & Safely take apart the device and identify and label the components of a computer you find.
3) Draw a Diagram of the parts in the device and what you think they are - feel free to look online.
4) Arrange for an "exploded view" of the device labeling them to photograph by Mr. Bergquist
5) Leave your device out for other classmates to see.
6) After everyone has seen the devices, the put it back together as best you can.

If time allows: We will Finish up the Images portion of the Data Representation Worksheet (Hand out)
Other Computer Device Dissections - again follow our safety guidelines and create an "exploded view" of your device for us to photograph & share. Make sure leave your device out so every class member can check it out. Try to identify all our Computer components inside.

For those who missed the PC Dissection last Wednesday:
See the material from last Wednesday and here are the Computer Dissection Instructions

If time allows:
We will finish up: Representations of our Data (PDF)
Start your Data Representation Worksheet (Hand out)

REMINDER: Cirricullum night is Thursday 5:30-8:30 pm, and Please turn in your signed Class forms! Thanks.
Tuesday 10/6Describe the way numbers are stored digitally in a Computer.

Make sure previous assignments are turned in, see previous days.

Done? Take the CPU Quiz

Tomorrow - Taking apart other Computer Devices!! Dress appropriately and again NO FOOD IN CLASS AT ALL on Wednesday!!
Take our Class Packet home to be reviewed by your parents and signed. Let's have you sign your part first today!
Let's review the New Garfield Technology Acceptable Use Policy Form

Representations of our Data
A little more about Digital data (page 3 & 4): Digital Data Worksheet
Monday 10/5What is a Computer? How is other Data stored in a computer??

Make sure these are turned in, they were due Friday 10/2:

- Components of a Computer, is in our online shared Classroom folder:
S:\embergquist\Writeable\Exploring CS\ Period 1 and Period 3 - It was due last Friday, 10/2.
- Computer Warm up & Dissection Follow up Questions

Done? Start exploring how data (videos, music, words, and numbers) are stored in a computer science...

+ EasyCTD a High School Hacking Competition, DELAYED starts Oct 31st!, create a team (not associated with SPS or Garfield HS, include your parents in the details)
Discussion: What is a computer? What defines it?
- A Cell phone? A Tablet?
- A car a computer? check this out
- Other devices??
+ Classic Computer Hardware images from the Living Computer Museum (LCM) are in the local folder:
S:\embergquist\ReadOnly\2014 LCM images

+ Join us Today in our classroom 115:
- Women in Technology Club during lunch
- Robotics Team after school Tuesday & Thursday
Friday 10/2RAM vs Hard Disk storage. Describe and identify the main parts inside a PC

1) CompleteComputer Warm up & Dissection Follow up Questions - if on separate pages staple together.
2) Finish your Components of a Computer, make sure it is in our online shared Classroom folder:
S:\embergquist\Writeable\Exploring CS\ Period 1 and Period 3
DUE TODAY, 10/2


Done early? Review more details on the ports of a PC in pages of this PDF: Hardware Basics
Complete Wednesday's Warm up & today's Follow Up assignment:Dissection Follow up Questions (Due Today, both parts NOW)
Photos under: S://embergquist/ReadOnly/ExploringCS/ folder:
- 1st Period PC Dissection/
- 3rd Period PC Dissection/

Post Dissection Discussion: Hard drive vs RAM?
Show & Tell with some components for HardDrives
Use for Old Floppy Drives
Another
+ Classic Computer Hardware images from the Living Computer Museum (LCM) are in the local folder:
S:\embergquist\ReadOnly\2014 LCM images

+ Finish your Components of a Computer, save to our Class Folder (see left). DUE TODAY!
Wednesday 9/31
PC Dissection LAB!
Block
Disassemble and Reassemble the parts of a PC
1) Complete the Team Computer Dissection, turn in your team drawing & notes.
2) Finish the first page (save page 2 for Friday) of the Computer Warm Up Write down you answers, discuss them with your teammates.
3) Update your: Components of a Computer paper with what you discovered today - final version due Friday!
Done? Talk to Mr. Bergquist
NO Food or Drink allowed during today's Lab
Do you know why??
Computer Warm Up

Videos to get us started:
Link Installing CPU and RAM (oldie but goody)
Link Stop motion PC build
Link Video Instructions for installing RAM for:
- Laptop Model
Link Upgrading & Installing RAM (more details)
Link Changing your Video and other Cards

Computer Dissection Instructions .
Tuesday 9/29How are Numbers represented in a Computer & the Internet? Binary & Hex number systems.

Complete: Binary & Hex Lesson & Worksheet

Dress comfortably (nothing fancy) for our Lab activity tomorrow, Wednesday - we are taking apart computers! Also NO Food or Drink will be allowed in the Classroom during our Wednesday Lab - any ideas why??
How are Numbers Stored in a Computer? any ideas?
Warm up - 1st part: Binary & Hex Worksheet get started!
More on...Binary & Hex Lesson & Worksheet
+ Classic Computer Hardware images from the Living Computer Museum (LCM) are in the local folder:
S:\embergquist\ReadOnly\2014 LCM images
Monday 9/28Review of the Garfield Way, Computer Classroom Guidelines, & our CS Guidelines.

Complete for now: Components of a Computer - this will help us on Wednesday during our Computer Dissection!
Done - let's talk about the Garfield Way and Electronic Device use in our class.

Dress comfortably (nothing fancy) for our Lab activity on Wednesday - we are taking apart computers!
Introducing our TEALS mentor: Purnam Jantrania

The Garfield Way:
PDF File The Garfield Way - School-wide Expectations.
PDF File Summary Grid (Legal Size Sheet)
PDF File Computer Science Classroom Guidelines
NEW! Garfield Technology Acceptable Use Policy Form - you will be getting one to sign later this week!
Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones Into Meetings (or class) by Kevin Kruse, Forbes Magazine.
Friday 9/25
Homecoming!
Document the 6 major components of a PC.
Work on: Components of a Computer - they should help us taking apart a computers on Wednesday! (Turn in after our Lab next Wednesday)

Done - let's talk about your vision of "One Garfield" and Homecoming Spirit in the lab.
New Seats! Any necessary changes?
Consumer Electronics Fair, January 2015
HELP! Let me know if you find any good Tech Videos to share with class!!

Link Components of a Computer Any questions?

What is the S: Drive?? We will be using it all semester to save our work under:
S:\embergquist\Writeable\Exploring CS\ Period 1 and Period 3
Make sure to save your file there and include your name in the file's name: i.e.
"Tom - Computer Components.doc".
Wednesday 9/23
(35 minutes)
Exploring CS Pre-Assessment Quiz and Class Survey
- Pre-Assessment Exploring CS Quiz
-Make sure to complete our: 2015 Exploring CS Class Survey
What Mr. Bergquist wants this holiday season: MS HoloLens
And Later you can check out the MineCraft App.

Pre-Assessment Exploring CS Quiz - does not count toward your grade, just to see what you may already know. (not toward your grade)

-Make sure to complete our: 2015 Exploring CS Class Survey
Tuesday 9/22 (Block)Roles in CS Team Document & start to explore the 6 major components of a PC.
Table Exercise on the Roles in CS: Consumer, User, & Developer Investigation
Start: Components of a Computer (Due Later this week) - to help we will be taking apart a computers on Wednesday!
- Please take our: 2015 Exploring CS Class Survey
Table Exercise on the Roles in CS: Consumer, User, & Developer Investigation

Link Components of a Computer - Lab activity on Wednesday will help with this!

Amazon Open House, Sat Sept 26th: (non-Garfield/SPS event, requires parent with ID)
Flyer / Registration (only 100 left)
Monday 9/21Explain the three Roles in CS and understand our CS Classroom Guidelines

- Finish up: How Techy Are We Exercise
- Table Exercise on Roles in CS: Consumer, User, & Developer Investigation
Continue about our class and...
HR Training on our Corporate Classroom Standards:
Corporate Classroom Guidelines
Computer Science Classroom Guidelines
?Any Updates or suggestions for the new year?

Table Exercise on the Roles in CS: Consumer, User, & Developer Investigation

Garfield CS Clubs:
Monday at Lunch in 115a: Women in Technology
Tuesday & Thursday after school in 115: FIRST Robotics
Coming Soon:
- Girls Who Code (go to the WIT Meeting to find out more details)
- Android Apps Club (later in October, hopefully)

Thursday 9/18Learn more about our class and our CS Classroom Guidelines. Discover how "techy" our class of students are

How Techy Are We Exercise. Turn in during class.
Continue about our class and...
HR Training on our Corporate Classroom Standards:
Corporate Classroom Guidelines
Computer Science Classroom Guidelines
?Any Updates or suggestions for the new year?

How Techy Are We Exercise.
Thursday 9/17Welcome to Exploring CS. Learn what this class is all about. Discover how "techy" our class of students are

Our new TEALS Mentor:
- Purnam Jantrania from Microsoft

Welcome to our Class - what it's all about.
"Water Cooler Conversations"

World Tech Update, IFA Consumer Electronics Fair 2015 See anything you are interested in?
(World Tech Update Videos)
PDF File Exploring CS Syllabus (pdf format).

* Goal should be preceded by: “Student will be able to…” (SWBAT).
SPS Network Use Agreement must be obeyed while using the Garfield Computer Lab and other computers.  Versions of the Agreement in other languages can be found in the “Department of Technology Services” Section of this page: http://www.seattleschools.org/cms/one.aspx?objectId=14407 .