super awesome STEM & digital literacy links for kids of all sizes

code.org is an amazing organization dedicated to giving every kid an opportunity to learn code.  fun for adults too.  Their sandbox environment studio.code.org has self-paced online courses for every age range.  Super fun for kids and parents to explore together – and then kids can keep going on their own.   Angry birds, gaming, design, …

scratch is an open source coding language for kids.  MIT has created a great online studio for kids to learn code.  tons of how to videos, sample projects, etc.  This is the site we used at the first girls learning code day in November 2016.

Here is the link for exploring the new BC Curriculum for STEM learning.

Here are some connected devices that you can program to do things in the physical world

www.sphero.com

electronic prototyping / IoT/ sensors / robotics

raspberry Pi – so many project ideas on this site

Arduino is another open source electronic prototyping platform

 

Gaming

scratch mentioned above is a great environment for coding basic games

Design

 

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