Exploring Computer Science

Exp. Computer Scince

Exploring Computer Science is an engaging course offered at Santa Teresa High School for students in grades 9 to 12. This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts and principles of computer science, providing them with a pathway to develop computational thinking skills and understand the broader applications of mathematics in creating programs and designing hardware.

The course is divided into six modules, each focusing on a different aspect of computer science:

Throughout the course, students will engage in socially-relevant and project-based activities to foster computational thinking. They will develop an understanding of the Big Ideas and Concepts of the AP Computer Science Principles course, including creativity, abstraction, data, algorithms, programming, the internet, and impact.

Exploring Computer Science provides students with a solid foundation in computer science principles while encouraging critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and creativity. By the end of the course, students will have developed a strong understanding of computational thinking and its applications in various domains. This course serves as an excellent introduction to further study and careers in computer science and related fields.

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