Printable Space Race Game is a free lesson plan that allows kids to have fun coding without the need for computers
or electronic devices. This link contains everything you need to print and prepare a tactile, low-tech intro to coding in a fun, team-oriented lesson plan. The object of the game is to maneuver a spaceship over a two-dimensional board while avoiding the pitfalls of satellites and space aliens. It is a simple coding game that teaches sequential thinking and problem solving, the heart and soul of coding.
Hour of Code is coming, and this activity is a great way to introduce students to the concept of code in any environment.
Do I plan to use it?
No, but I am making my tech-coach friends aware of the resource both locally and through my PLN.
Commitment and Learning Curve
Best for ES MS or HS?