AP CSP Week of Jan. 7-11, 2019

 

DATE LESSON/ACTIVITY CLASSWORK/HOMEWORK QUIZ/TEST/PROJECT ETC…
Mon. 1/7/19

Tues. 1/8/19

Wed. 1/9/19

AP Explore PT: Complete the Task AP Digital Portfolio Access – College Board Site

Explore Performance Task – Scoring Guidelines 2019 – Resource

AP CSP Performance Task Directions for Students – Resource

Code.org Explore PT Template – Handout

Thurs. 1/10/19

5.1.1 Introduction to Event Driven Programming Tutorial – Introduction to Design Mode – Video (download)

Code Studio Module

Fri

1/11/19

5.1.2 Multiscreen Apps Code Studio Module
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AP CSP Week of Nov. 26-30, 2018

 

DATE LESSON/ACTIVITY CLASSWORK/HOMEWORK QUIZ/TEST/PROJECT ETC…
Mon. 11/12/18
Tues. 11/13/18
4.1.9 Public Key Cryptography Public Key Bean Counting – Activity Guide

Multiplication + Modulo – Activity Guide

The Internet: Encryption & Public Keys – Video (download)

(Optional) Public Key Cryptography Recap – Handout

How and Why Does the Public Key Crypto Really Work? – Resource

Extended Learning:

The Public Key Crypto Widget simulates the basic mechanics of RSA Encryption, with slightly more simple math. You could go read about RSA Encryption.

RSA Encryption Examples

Wed. 11/14/18
Thurs. 11/15/18
4.1.10 Rapid Research – Cybercrime Rapid Research – Cybercrime – Activity Guide

Cybersecurity One-Pager – Template

Cybersecurity and Crime Video Worksheet – Video Worksheet

How Not To Get Hacked – Web Resource

The Internet: Cybersecurity and Crime – Video (download)

ASSESSMENT:

Unit 4 Assessment on Monday Dec.3, 2018

Fri

11/16/18

AP Explore PT Lesson 1 AP Digital Portfolio Access – College Board Site

AP Digital Portfolio Student Guide – Resource

Explore – Computational Artifact: Sample A – Resource

Explore – Written Response: Sample A – Resource

Explore PT Annotated Sample E (6/8) – Resource

Explore PT Annotated Sample H (4/8) – Resource

Explore PT Annotated Sample J (1/8) – Resource

Explore PT Annotated Sample A (8/8) – Resource

AP CSP Performance Task Directions for Students – Resource

Explore Performance Task – Scoring Guidelines 2019 – Resource

AP CSP Week of Nov. 19-23, 2018

 

DATE LESSON/ACTIVITY CLASSWORK/HOMEWORK QUIZ/TEST/PROJECT ETC…
Mon

11/19/18

4.1.7 Simple Encryption Read pp. 165-169 of Blown to Bits, Chapter 5 – Reading.

Answer the questions provided in the reading guide and worksheet Reading Guide for Encryption – Worksheet

Tues.

11/20/18
Wed

11/21/18

4.1.8 Encryption with Keys and Passwords Exploring the Vigenere Cipher Widget – Worksheet

Keys and Passwords – Worksheet

The Internet: Encryption & Public Keys – Video (download)

How Not to Get Hacked – Resource

Thurs.

11/22/18
Fri.

11/23/18

NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Holiday

AP CSP Week of Nov. 12-16, 2018

 

DATE LESSON/ACTIVITY CLASSWORK/HOMEWORK QUIZ/TEST/PROJECT ETC…
Mon. 11/12/18 4.1.5 Identifying People with Data World’s Biggest Data Breaches Visualization – Web Site

Data Privacy Lab – Web Site

Activity Guide – Research Yourself – Activity Guide

Chapter 2 of Blown to Bits, which goes into some depth about issues and concerns with data and privacy. In particular, pages 32-35 are related to this lesson.

It takes a bit more reading but the Data Privacy Lab project out of Harvard has another fascinating (and scary) project called The Data Map

Tues. 11/13/18 NO CLASS – EF Exam with Mr. Pappas
Wed. 11/14/18
Thurs. 11/15/18
4.1.6 The Cost of Free Activity Guide – Privacy Policies – Activity Guide

The Future of Big Data – Video

WSJ article [original] – External Article

WSJ article [annotated] – Article

Cost of Free App

Reading

Blown to Bits – Chapter 2 – Naked in the Sunlight: Privacy Lost, Privacy Abandoned

Program or Be Programmed – Chapter 7: Social – Do Not Sell Your Friends

Fri

11/16/18

NO CLASS –  ½ DAY (PM)

AP CSP Week of Nov. 5-9, 2018

 

DATE LESSON/ACTIVITY CLASSWORK/HOMEWORK QUIZ/TEST/PROJECT ETC…
Mon. 11/5/18 4.1.2 Finding Trends with Visualizations Exploring Trends – Activity Guide

Google Trends – Link

Tues. 11/6/18 4.1.3 Check Your Assumptions Digital Divide and Checking Assumptions – Activity Guide

Google Trends Video – Video

Wired – What Can We Learn from the Epic Failure of Google Flu Trends – Article

NY Times – Google Flu Trends: The Limits of Big Data – Article

Nature – When Google Got Flu Wrong – Article

Time – Google’s Flu Project Shows the Failings of Big Data – Article

Harvard Business Review – Google Flu Trends’ Failure Shows Good Data > Big Data– Article

Wed. 11/7/18
Thurs. 11/8/18
Fri

11/9/18

Midterm

4.1.4 Rapid Research – Data Innovations Data Innovation One-Pager – Template

Rapid Research – Data Innovations – Activity Guide

Computer Science is Changing Everything – Video (download)

Data and Medicine – Video (download)

The Math Behind Basketball’s Wildest Moves– Video (download)

AP CSP Week of Oct. 8-12, 2018

 

DATE LESSON/ACTIVITY CLASSWORK/HOMEWORK QUIZ/TEST/PROJECT ETC…
Mon. 10/8/18 3.1.1 The Need for Programming Languages You Should Learn to Program: Christian Genco at TEDxSMU – Video

LEGO Instructions – Activity Guide

Building Blocks of Drawing – Activity Guide

Tues. 10/9/18

Wed. 10/10/18

3.1.2  The Need for Algorithms Human Machine Language – Activity Guide Make a Copy

Minimum Card Algorithm – Activity Guide

Thurs. 10/11/18 3.1.3 Creativity in Algorithms Human Machine Language – Part 2: Min To Front – Activity Guide Make a Copy

You Should Learn to Program: Christian Genco at TEDxSMU – Video

Fri

10/12/18

3.1.4 Using Simple Commands Tutorial – Turtle Programming (In Code Studio) – Video (download)

AP CSP Week of Sept. 24-28, 2018

 

DATE LESSON/ACTIVITY CLASSWORK/HOMEWORK QUIZ/TEST/PROJECT ETC…
Mon.

9/24/18

2.1.5 Lossy vs Lossless File Formats and Compression – Activity Guide
Tues.

9/25/18

Wed.

9/26/18

Thurs.

9/27/18

2.1.6 Rapid Research – Format Showdown Rapid Research – Format Showdown – Activity Guide

Rapid Research – Format Showdown – One-pager Template

Fri.

9/28/18

½ Day (AM)

Unit 2 Assessment Unit 2 Assessment

Rapid Research – Format Showdown DUE

AP CSP Week of Sept. 3-7, 2018

 

DATE LESSON/ACTIVITY CLASSWORK/HOMEWORK QUIZ/TEST/PROJECT ETC…
Mon. 9/10/18 Unit 1 Chapter 2 Assessment Unit 1 Ch 2 Assessment on Code Studio
Tues. 9/11/18 2.1.1 Bytes and Files Sizes Bytes and File Sizes – Activity Guide
Wed. 9/12/18 NO CLASS – CIS College Fair @ AST @ 10 AM
Thurs. 9/13/18

½ Day (AM)

NO CLASS

Independence Day Celebration

Desayuno Catracho

Fri. 9/14/18

Mon.

9/17/18

NO SCHOOL

Independence Day Holiday

AP CSP Week of Sept. 3-7, 2018

 

DATE LESSON/ACTIVITY CLASSWORK/HOMEWORK QUIZ/TEST/PROJECT ETC…
Mon. 9/3/18 1.2.12: The Need for DNS Names and Addresses – Worksheet

DNS Partner Questionnaire – Activity Guide

Research: DNS in the Real World – Activity Guide

The Internet: IP Addresses and DNS – Video (download)

Dive Deeper on DNS: Check out this article with your students. It provides a deeper look into the DNS and what one sees when communicating with the DNS from the command prompt or terminal.

Tues. 9/4/18 1.2.13: HTTP and Abstraction on the Internet HTTP and Abstraction on the Internet – Resource

HTTP in Action – Worksheet

The Internet: HTTP and HTML – Video (download)

EXTENDED LEARNING

Research SMTP, a high-level protocol for formatting email messages.

An excellent resource for explaining the many layers of protocols that make up the Internet: Internet Techniques and Web Formats.

Blown to Bits (www.bitsbook.com), Appendix, The Internet as System and Spirit, pp. 309-316 (The Internet Spirit), then answer the following questions: The layers of protocols used in network communication is an example of abstraction. Can you give other examples of abstraction in everyday life? When you browse to a web page, maybe with some animated advertisements embedded on it, describe in detail what happens behind the scenes to display that page on your browser.

Blown to Bits (www.bitsbook.com), Chapter 3, Ghosts in the Machine: Secrets and Surprises of Electronic Documents, pp. 73-77, then answer the following question about abstraction: Discuss how not knowing some basics of how a software tool or computer works, and the abstractions they use, could lead to bad outcomes.

Wed. 9/5/18

Thurs.

9/6/18

Fri. 9/7/18

1.2.14 Practice PT – The Internet and Society Flash Talk: The Internet and Society – Practice PT

Extended Learning

Blown to Bits (http://www.bitsbook.com/): Students may find additional research help on their Global Impact of the Internet topic in the following chapters:

Chapter 2: Naked in the Sunlight

Chapter 6: Balance Toppled

Chapter 7: You Can’t Say That on the Internet

Chapter 8 (some explicit language) | Chapter 8 (clean/edited version): Bits in the Air

Practice PT – Due Fri. 9/7 by end of class

Week of Aug. 27 to Aug. 31, 2018

 

DATE LESSON/ACTIVITY CLASSWORK/HOMEWORK QUIZ/TEST/PROJECT ETC…
Mon. 8/27/18 1.2.9  The Need for Addressing Broadcast Battleship Game Board – Activity Guide

Broadcast Battleship Rules – Activity Guide

Internet Simulator – Part 3 – Video (download)

IP and DNS Video Worksheet (Optional) – Video Worksheet

Invent a Binary Protocol for Battleship – Activity Guide

The Internet: IP Addresses and DNS – Video (download)

Tues. 8/28/18 1.2.10 Routers and Redundancy Routers and Redundancy – Activity Guide
Wed. 8/29/18

Thurs.

8/30/18

1.2.11 Packets and Making a Reliable Internet The Internet: Packets, Routing, and Reliability – Video (download)

Packets and Making a Reliable Internet – Activity Guide

Fri. 8/31/18 NO CLASS – 25th Anniversary Celebration