Skip to Main navigation Skip to Left navigation Skip to Main content Skip to Footer

University of Minnesota Extension
www.extension.umn.edu
612-624-1222

Extension > Youth Development > Minnesota 4-H > Projects > Science, Engineering & Technology > Computers & Programming

Computers & Programming

Explore the impact of computers on society, upgrade a computer, build a website or write software. Identify computer components, operating systems, and the building, maintenance and repair of computers. Choose to focus on hardware, software or the Internet. You don't need to own a computer to participate.

child smiling, sitting at a computer

What you can do

Level 1: Computer Science & Programming through Scratch 1

Learn about five fundamental concepts of computer programming: sequence, iteration, conditionals, variables and modularization. Develop a foundation for exploring and creating using Scratch.

Level 2: Computer Science & Programming through Scratch 2

Dive deeper into Scratch programming with clones and lists, and explore computer science principles such as generalization and modularity.

Level 3: Computer Science & Programming through Scratch 3

Learn recursion programming in Scratch.

Other online resources

For adult leaders

Computer Science & Programming with Scratch - Level 1 Facilitator Guide

Computer Science & Programming through Scratch 2 (This manual is designed for youth and includes instructions for the facilitator.)

Computer Science & Programming through Scratch 3 (This manual is designed for youth and includes instructions for the facilitator.)

Record keeping & evaluation

Contact

New to 4-H? Get involved with the Computers & Programming project!

Mark Haugen, Extension educator
hauge257@umn.edu
320-200-9444


  • © Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.
  • The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Privacy