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Coding for the Climate
Age range: Grade 2 – 3
Coding for the Climate will encourage students to consider some causes & effects of climate change, while working collaboratively with each other and technology.
- Length: 45 minutes
- Cost: Free
Students will discuss some interactions between our ecosystems and the greenhouse effect. Using Dash robots, students will explore coding with functions and sensors to inspect & map a simulated neighbourhood, then send the robot on a journey through that neighbourhood!
- Grade 2/3 Social Studies – Simple Mapping – Responsibility to the Environment
- Many curricular competencies from Science, ADST, and Social Studies are incorporated
Coding for the Climate Pre-Workshop Activity (optional)
- Map Your Fruit: This activity is a great introduction to transportation energy usage and how it can be reduced.
- Grid Coding: This activity introduces some coding concepts as an unplugged (no screens) challenge that incorporates physical movement.