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8th Grade Computer Programming


In eighth grade, kids will evaluate arguments in written text, interpret the use of language, grasp similes and metaphors, and they’ll write formal essays, research, and well-structured narrative text. In their math classes, they’ll solve linear equations, understand rational and irrational numbers, work with squares, square roots, and the Pythagorean Theorem. Find resources to learn these subjects and eighth grade science and social studies here in whatever format works best for you - books, videos, online classes, learning apps and much more.

Code.org

Kindergarten - College | Online class

Every student in every school deserves the opportunity to study computer science. Code.org® is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation...

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Code Yourself! An Introduction to Programming

4th - College | Online class

Have you ever wished you knew how to program, but had no idea where to start from? This course will teach you how to program in Scratch, an easy to use visual programming language. More...

$49

Computer programming

4th - College | Online class

Learn how to program drawings, animations, and games using JavaScript & ProcessingJS, or learn how to create webpages with HTML & CSS. You can share whatever you create, explore what others...

Free

Course F

4th - 8th | Website

Learn to use different kinds of loops, events, functions, and conditionals. Investigate different problem-solving techniques and discuss societal impacts of computing and the internet. In the...

Free

Develop Powerful Interactive Software

7th - College | Online class

This Specialization covers intermediate topics in software development. You’ll learn object-oriented programming principles that will allow you to use Java to its full potential, and you’ll...

Free
Offers paid add-ons

GitHub Learning Lab

7th - College | Online class

Learn by doing, working with GitHub Learning Lab bot to complete tasks and level up one step at a time. Learn from GitHubThe Learning Lab bot will guide you through projects and provide feedback...

Free

Grasshopper

3rd - College | Android, iPhone/iPad

Grasshopper is the coding app for beginners. With fun, quick lessons on your phone, the app teaches adult learners to write real JavaScript. Learn with fun, quick lessons on your phone that teach...

Free

Hour of Code

4th - College | Online class

Learn how to program drawings using JavaScript by designing your very own snowman. Try it on your own or with your class!

Free

Introduction to Computer Science and Programming

7th - College | Online class

This subject is aimed at students with little or no programming experience. It aims to provide students with an understanding of the role computation can play in solving problems. It also aims to...

Free

Kano Computer Kit

1st - High School | Product

A computer anyone can make. With simple steps and a storybook, build your own computer and bring it to life. For ages 6+ (no technical skills required). With playful projects and challenges you’ll...

$150

Mimo: Learn to Code

7th - College | iPhone/iPad

We help you master:• Programming from scratch• Making apps• Making games• Building websites• Becoming an ethical hacker• Automating your life These skills include programming languages like:Swift,...

$50 yearly

Ozobot Evo Starter Pack, the STEM Robot Toy

4th - 9th | Product

1.25 inch Evo was awarded PC Magazine’s 2016 Editor’s Choice and named one of the “coolest toys” by CNN Tech Learn to code with colors using markers, paper and Evo’s universal color language With...

$100

Piper Computer Kit

4th - 9th | Product

Today’s kids grow up with “black box” phones, computers and gadgets that come in beautiful packages, but leave no room for tinkering or understanding how they work. At Piper, we believe it is...

$300

pi-top CEED

7th - College | Product

Amazon.com: pi-top CEED IS A RASPBERRY PI (NOT INCLUDED) PLUG-AND-PLAY DESKTOP WITH 14INCH HD PT-CEED01-GR-US. pi-topCEED comes preassembled with all required software pre-loaded. You’ll be able to...

$185

pi-top Notebook

7th - College | Product

pi-top is a modular laptop you build yourself. It’s the perfect tool to help you start learning how to code, create awesome devices, and take your knowledge to the next level. pi-top is the first...

$260
Offers paid add-ons

Sphero 2.0: The App-Controlled Robot Ball

4th - 9th | Product

The app-enabled ball that does it all Driving Create obstacle courses and drive circles around your friends with the Sphero app. Or trace an on-screen path with Draw N’ Drive and watch Sphero...

$100

UBTECH Jimu Robot

4th - 9th | Product

BUILD – Build your own DIY robot with 6 smooth motion robotic servos and 271 snap-together parts PROGRAM – Use the free Jimu Robot App on Apple or Android smart devices to program and control your...

$150

Wonder Workshop WB12 Dash and Dot Robot Pack

1st - 9th | Product

Playtime just got smarter with Dash & Dot. Learn to code as you play with your new robot friends. The robots arrive fully assembled and ready to play. Use a supported iPad (iPad 3+, Mini, Air)...

$275

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