The Computer Science Activity Book

24 Pen-and-Paper Projects to Explore the Wonderful World of Coding (No Computer Required!)



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Price$7.02 - $9.41
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AuthorsChristine Liu, Tera Johnson
PublisherNo Starch Press
Published2018
Pages32
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaper book / ebook (PDF)
ISBN-101593279108
ISBN-139781593279103
EBook Hardcover Paperback

The Computer Science Activity Book is the perfect companion for curious youngsters - or grown-ups who think they'll never understand some of the basics of how computers work. Work through this brief, coloring book-like collection of fun and innovative hands-on exercises and learn some basic programming concepts and computer terminology that form the foundation of a STEM education. You'll learn a bit about historical figures like Charles Babbage, Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper, and Alan Turing; how computers store data and run programs; and how the parts of a computer work together (like the hard drive, RAM, and CPU). Drawing a garden of flowers using for loops, create creatures with conditional statements, and just have a bit of fun.





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