Computer Science for Innovators and Makers (PLTW) – Grades 7-8

Course ID

Grade Level(s)
7, 8

Subject Area
Career & Technical Education


This course is taught in partnership with 8479AC, 8476DM, and 8479MD as a full-year course.

In this course, students will learn about programming for the physical world by blending hardware design and software development, allowing students to discover computer science concepts and skills by creating personally relevant, tangible, and shareable projects. Students are challenged to code microprocessors by creatively using sensors and actuators to develop relevant and tangible projects that interact with the environment.