Computer Science Fair 2015: Link to registration and Commonly asked questions

Computer Science Fair Announcement

Interested in learning about app development? Websites? Programming? Robotics? Want to investigate if the computer science field is for you? Zero experience? Beginner? Intermediate or advanced? All are welcome to participate!

CS Fair Overview:

Register for the Computer Science Fair by Feb 23: http://tinyurl.com/LTCSFair15. The CS fair will take place during a School day April. There will be big prizes included and opportunities to learn from current industry gurus.

CS Fair Topics:

Identify a problem that can be solved by using one of the categories below:

  • Android Application (MIT App inventor, Eclipse, etc )
  • Website
  • Video Game using Alice, Scratch. http://oswing.sourceforge.net/ . etc
  • Open Division: (Program writing in any language or robotics)

More Information can be found at:

http://tinyurl.com/LTCSFairInfo

Lane Tech Computer Science Fair

Interested in learning about app development? Websites? Programming? Robotics? Want to investigate if the computer science field is for you?

CS Fair Overview: Identify a problem that can be solved by using one of the categories below:

Android Application (MIT App inventor, Eclipse, etc )
Website
Video Game using Alice, Scratch. http://oswing.sourceforge.net/ . etc
Open Division: (Program writing in any language or robotics)

Zero experience? Beginner? Intermediate or advanced? All are welcome to participate!

You will receive an email with helpful learning resources and a link to register for the Computer Science Fair by Feb 17. The CS fair will take place during a School day April. There will be big prizes include and opportunities to learn from current industry gurus.

Still not sure if you want to give it a try? In Oct 2013 a Scanner app to solve a price problem was featured on Shark Tank. By Jan 2014 this company was net worth $7 million dollars.

Computer Science Fair

Interested in learning about app development? Websites? Programming? Robotics? Register for the Lane Tech Computer Science Fair to take place during School on April 25, 2014.

What is the Computer Science Fair?

As an individual, you will identify a problem that can be solved by using one of the categories below and present your solution to the judges.

Categories

  • Android Application (MIT App inventor, Eclipse, etc )
  • Website
  • Video Game using Alice, Scratch. http://oswing.sourceforge.net/ . etc 
  • Open Division: (Program writing in any language or robotics)

Example project: How do I know what the lowest prices is for my nike shoes? Create an app that searches all websites for the best price.

 No Experience? No Problem

All are welcome to participate! Please use the learning resources found below, especially if you are a beginner. The judges take into account your experience while judging.

 What are the Prizes?

Big prizes include a google chrome book and opportunities to learn from current industry gurus, we also have smaller prizes like tee-shirts and similar items.

 How do I Register?

Register by February 17 by filling out this form: https://docs.google.com/a/cps.edu/forms/d/14wg0fytNsmf6sv3dprgxjLbRt64u9iR__tWWyruAeTc/viewform

 After registration is closed you will receive a confirmation email with the Computer Science Fair Rubric.

 Email Any Questions to jhinz@cps.edu or stop by room 230!

 

Recommended Learning Resources

Android Application Development:

Website

Video Game

Open Division