Ready, Set, Code!

Heather Catchpole; Nicola O'Brien

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Are you ready to learn about real technology and make it yourself?

Ready, Set, Code explains how cutting-edge digital technology works and its surprising uses now and in the future. Filled with interesting examples, each chapter explores a different topic, such as artificial intelligence, sensors and data, and applies it with a fun, hands-on coding project. You will learn how to create your own chatbot, translate messages into different languages, construct a burglar alarm, make digital art and music, and launch a citizen science project. Plus, you'll learn how to protect yourself online and much more.

Suitable for beginners, this book provides illustrated step-by-step instructions to teach kids to code with the highly acclaimed Scratch programming language, popular micro: bit mini computers and simple app building tools.

Features:

  • Simple and fun ways to get children creating with code
  • Real-world technologies explained
  • Engaging projects kids can do over and over again
  • Can be used by families and in classrooms
  • Compelling storytelling that encourages a creative mindset

ISBN: 9781486312351
Publication Date: 01-Feb-2020
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing