Sports: Net Sports

Net a great activity on computer science. Learners design a game involving a bouncing ball and a net. They apply conditionals to write a computer program in the Scratch block-based coding language. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Team up with a physical education teacher for a cross-curricular lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • Prior knowledge of conditional statements is beneficial but not necessary
  • Experience with block-based coding is a must
  • Third of eight parts in the CS First Sports unit
Pros

  • Provides optional add-ons for learners to customize their projects
  • Includes a solution sheet for instructors
Cons

  • None