Nevada Computer Science and Applications
- Level High School
- Contact Hours 80
- Timeframe Semester
In this course, students learn about computer science and computational thinking using Python and HTML to analyze and design solutions to problems using programming skills. Additional topics include algorithms, documentation, security and privacy, communication and collaboration, and data visualization.
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Students are introduced to the course and develop goals for themselves for the course as well as investigate what type of learner they are.
Digital Citizenship and Cyber Hygiene
Students learn topics on Internet etiquette, how to stay safe on the web, potential effects of digital footprints, how to protect their information, and the implications of cyberbullying.
Introduction to Programming with Turtle Graphics
Students learn Python commands, functions, and control structures by drawing shapes on their screen and solve puzzles with Turtle Graphics!
Students go through a high-level introduction to HTML, CSS, and the processes involved in viewing web pages on the internet. Students create several simple web pages to gain practice using the various features of HTML and CSS.
Students explore the structure and design of the internet and networks, how this design affects the reliability of network communication, the security of data, and personal privacy.
Students are introduced to the theory and practice of user interface design. Students learn about what makes an engaging and accessible user interface, and employ an iterative design process including rapid prototyping and user testing to design and develop their own final project.
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Nevada Computer Science and Applications is aligned with the following standards
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|Nevada Computer Science and Applications||View (100%)|
|Nevada Tech 9-12||View (93.8%)|
|Nevada Tech 6-8||View (93.3%)|
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