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Virtual STEM for Kids: Coding

This guide supports virtual STEM programs for children ages 6-12.

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ACTIVITY: Play the Breakout EDU game Going Buggy or Haspy and Lockit: Code Buddies.

What is Coding?

Key Vocabulary

code: a computer programming language used to instruct a computer to do specific actions

command: instruction for a computer

sequence: an order of events

conditonal statement: an if/then statement, used to create an exception to a rule

function: a block of code made up of a set of steps that you can easily call over and over again

loop: a command used to repeat a part of code

bug: an error in a program that prevents the program from running as expected



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