In this unplugged lesson, students will explore the inner workings of a computer through a creative lens, naming and describing five common hardware components that make up a computer. They will read Chapters 3-5 of Journey Inside the Computer to learn more about these components. Then, students will build their own computer out of paper and other craft materials.
In this unplugged lesson, students will be introduced to the computer science concepts of loops as Ruby begins her journey to find the five gems. Students will then participate in fun, engaging, and active unplugged activities to further explore loops.