Python is an open-source coding language that allows us to speak to our computers through step-by-step instructions, and then be able to see (or hear!) the computer's response. Python can be used to communicate anything from a simple mathematical equation, to an interactive game. We will use repl.it, a free, cloud coding environment, to make our programs come to life.
In this beginner-friendly workshop, we'll cover essential terms in the Python language such as: integers, strings, and variables - all while focusing on how an everyday computer operates and understands input. You'll have the opportunity to practice your Python skills through building a safe password generator, and will leave with some online safety tips!
None! This workshop is designed for beginners.
About Our Teens Learning Code Program
Our Teens Learning Code program offers women, men, transgender and beyond gender binary teens ages 13-17 opportunities to take action on ideas that will shape our future while leveraging the power of technology. Our learning experiences are much more than learning how to code. Our experiences empower teens to learn problem solving skills, how to turn ideas into reality, exposure to what a future in technology could look like, and much more.Our workshops, industry events and hackathons are open to teens ages 13-17 of any gender identity but are designed to be a space where women explicitly are welcome to learn. Workshops cover everything from webmaking to gamemaking to app inventing to networking, building a personal brand and more! Learners will also benefit from getting to meet, learn from, and work with local volunteers who participate in our Teens Learning Code events as instructors, mentors, and role-models!
- Learners must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for the full duration of the workshop!
What Do I Need To Bring?
You must bring your own laptop for which you have administrative permissions