This unit is meant to be used after the “How Computers Work” unit. It assumes that students are already familiar with binary and hexadecimal.
One of the most exciting aspects of the new Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles course is the introduction of the Internet, networks and security as part of an introductory computer science class. Obviously, the Internet has changed everything in computer science and networking, privacy and security are now some of the most important computer science topics.
Teaching the Internet in an accessible way using hands on lab activities is a challenge. We think code.org’s APCS Principles curriculum does a great job in this. You will want to create a teacher account at code.org. Code.org will create a URL that you can share with your students so they can join your code.org classroom. In addition to the code.org materials you will find additional and activities