Intro to Python Programming

Level 1

Intro to Python Programming

Ages: 8+

Power-up your programming prowess! In this Intro to Python Programming summer camp, students will code creative projects in Python.

Through comparisons between the visual interface of Scratch and scripts coded in Python, students will develop conceptual understanding while practicing programming skills.

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Course Details

Tools

Python is a versatile programming language popular in the fields of artificial intelligence and information security. Its simple syntax makes it a perfect introduction to computer programming.

Scratch, from MIT Media Lab, enables digital creation and teaches programming concepts through a simple, colorful, drag-and-drop interface.

Objectives

In this course, students will build projects in Scratch and script similar projects in Python to make comparisions and gain conceptual understanding.

Key Concepts

Through this course, students will use variables and expressions, data types, control loops, conditional logic and Python to code creative projects.