Code Your World
Last October, 4‑H and Google launched an exciting National Youth Science Day challenge, Code Your World, inviting kids to get involved in computer science (CS) through hands-on doing.
Easier than ever to facilitate, Code Your World is a four-part challenge that teaches kids ages 8-14 to apply CS to the world around them through hands-on activities. Developed by Google and West Virginia University Extension Service, it includes a computer-based activity on Google’s CS First platform and three unplugged activities that bring coding to life through games and interaction.
Code Your World is a fun, hands-on activity for kids to do all year long. There are a limited number of kits available — purchase your Code Your World kit today.
What to Expect with NYSD
Code Your World is easy for volunteers, parents, and clubs with or without computer science experience to facilitate. The accompanying kit includes clear instructions for facilitators and offers both low and no-tech options for events without Internet access.
The activity will not only teach computer science to kids, but also build confidence and teach skills relevant across fields from agriculture to technology to the arts.
Check out the 2018 National Youth Science Day how-to video to learn more about the Code Your World challenge.
National Youth Science Day
National Youth Science Day (NYSD) provides access and opportunity for kids to learn about STEM topics (science, technology, engineering and math) by participating in a hands-on STEM challenge. For the past ten years, 4‑H has developed hands-on challenges that shows kids how STEM skills can be applied to the world around them.
Last fall, NYSD reached more than 200,000 kids at thousands of events across all 50 states with the fun, hands-on challenge, Code Your World. Check out a preview of Code Your World and find out how you can get involved!
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4‑H National Youth Science Day is the premier national rallying event for year-round 4‑H Science programming, bringing together youth, volunteers and educators from all over the country to simultaneously complete the National Science Experiment.