What is computer code?

Code is a language for computers. Code makes it possible for people to create computer programs, games, apps and websites. Browsers like Chrome and Safari, apps for things like an iPad, iPod or iPhone, and even this website are all made with code. If you learn how to write code, you can create your own computer programs or apps. Code is a set of instructions that tells a computer what to do.

Watch the Videos Below

What is Coding?

BBC Learning - What Is Coding.mp4

The World's First Computer Programmer

Ada Lovelace.mov

What is an Engineer?

Whats an Engineer Crash Course Kids #12.1.mp4

Directions to Begin Coding

Watch this video to learn how to complete the coding activities below.

Kemp: HOC Website Directions.webm

Choose a Course.

Click on a triangle below.






To Complete One of the Courses Above:

Watch the videos, skip the Unplugged Activities, and complete the lessons.

More Coding Activities

Explore the links below

You may go to any of the coding activities below.

Try Tynker!

  • Click the picture.

  • Choose your grade level (top of the page).

  • Start with the beginner level. You can move up if it's too easy.