If you are a K-12 teacher looking for computer science activities to integrate into your classroom or a parent looking for computing activities to do at home, check out our free resources below. All activities were created by a Constellations fellow.
Guide to Inclusive CS Education
Developed by Microsoft and Microsoft Philanthropies TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) and the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), these tools help educators communicate the importance of computer science and ensure that their classroom environment is welcoming for all students. The guide also details recruitment and retention strategies.
Unplugged Activity - Sorting Networks
Take a break from the screen and learn about sorting networks with this unplugged activity.
Center Information Resources
Looking for more information about our center or resources to share with fellow teachers, administrators, donors or parents? Download any of our printable resources below.
Computing Equity Project Brochure 2021
The Computing Equity Project is the Constellations Center's original project and is focused on expanding access to rigorous computer science courses in high schools across Georgia.
Constellations YouTube Channel
The Constellations YouTube channel is stocked full of instructional videos and session recordings from our annual summit.
Constellations One Pager 2019
A great resource for those interested in supporting the center or those interested in becoming a Constellations school.
Constellations Brochure 2019
Download the Constellations brochure for more information about the center, what we do, and our impact.
More Digital Downloads
Arrays in Java Creating arrays in Java makes storing a lot variables easier and more streamlined. Here's a lesson on how to create an array using Java.
Converting Binary Numbers to Decimal Numbers These activities can be used in the classroom to help students understand binary numbers and how to convert binary numbers into the decimal systems. Watch the accompanying YouTube video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlhsrWKMSmY
Constellations/CodeHS AP CS Principles Course Framework The Constellations Center is implementing the CodeHS online APCSP course in schools integrated with unplugged and physical computing activities to provide a variety of teaching and learning modalities in a rigorous high school computer science course.
Intro to Binary Numbers Constellations Fellow, Terry Foster, recommends taking a moment to teach kids about binary code. Ones and zeroes are essential to other computing concepts, and this is a fun way to pique kids interest in computing.
Selection Practice Problems Work through selection practice problems. We challenge you to complete all five!
Hummingbird Sequence Using Scratch or Python, students can use these hummingbird sequence activities to practice their coding skills.