CLOVER: Coding & Computers

By National 4-H Council July 24, 2020

Kids will love this week’s CLOVER activities, which explore coding and computers! Visit the links to learn more about the activity and check back every Monday for new ideas and hands-on, educational resources for all young people.

Can-Can Robot

Recommended age: grades 3-5

Courtesy of HughesNet, University of California & University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Learn about mechanical engineering by building a robot that can draw on paper!

Build your robot!

Learn to Code – Collect the Clover

Recommended age: grades 3-12

Courtesy of Microsoft

Play the “Collect the Clovers” online game, collecting as many 4-leaf clovers as you can while avoiding the bees! Then, learn how to code your own version of the game.

This activity is part of Virtual 4‑H Camp. Find activities in STEM, Arts & Crafts, Cooking & Nutrition, and more on Virtual 4‑H Camp!

Learn to code through gaming!

Visit Virtual 4‑H Camp

Scientific Expedition in CS

Recommended age: grades 6-8

Courtesy of HughesNet & 2019 4‑H Youth in Action STEM Pillar Winner, Clyde Van-Dyke

Take a virtual science expedition to Colorado to learn about computer science!

Start exploring!

Beginner Computer Science Club

Recommended age: grades 3-12

Courtesy of Purdue University, Indiana 4‑H

Learn about coding with these beginner computer science lessons that focus on block-based coding.

Get the basics of computer science!

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