What Makes Computer Science Unique?

Video-Based Learning Module

As you watch the skill video below, think about these questions:

  • How does the 4-H experiential model work with computer science?
  • What is the ultimate goal of 4-H experiences?
  • How do unplugged activities help youth learn about computer science?

Now that you’ve watched the video, reflect on what you saw.

  • How have you used the experiential model (do, reflect, apply) in your own learning – maybe without realizing it?
  • What can you do to support youth in your community?

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