Introduction to Computer Science & Enginnering

Introduction to Engineering

  • A brief history of Engineering
  • Defining Engineering and Careers   
  • The Scientific Method

Electric Charge and Force

  • Electric Charge and Force
  • Atoms and Subatomic Particles
  • Transfer of Electric Charge
  • Electric Force
  • Potential Energy, Voltage and Current

Electric Circuits

  • Circuits
  • Schematic Diagrams
  • Fuses and Circuit Breakers

Introduction to Scratch and MakeyMakey

  • Setting up the MaKey MaKey
  • Pressing the Space Bar
  • Revisiting Conductivity
  • Sampling Insulators and Conductors
  • Introduction to Scratch
  • Making your Sprite Work
  • Using the MaKey MaKey to Control Scratch

Using MaKey MaKey with Scratch

  • Revisiting how MaKey MaKey works
  • Introduction to Loops
  • Using Loops with MaKey MaKey
  • Extended Projects with Loops

Extended Projects with MaKey MaKey and Scratch

  • If-then statements and Boolean expressions
  • If-then-Else statements
  • Conditional Statements inside Forever Loops
  • Other Conditional Statement Blocks