| Computer Science Unplugged |
Only the following activities are currently available online. A full version of the activities is available as shareware. Watch our web site (http://unplugged.canterbury.ac.nz/) for new activities and related material. The contents page lists the twenty activities available in the "Unplugged" book.
Card Flip Magic - Error Detection and Correction A "magic" trick that will intrigue children, and show them how computers detect, and even fix, corrupted files.
Beat the clock - Sorting networks A fun activity involving a simple maze marked on the ground with chalk or tape. Participants come out of the maze sorted into order!
The Poor Cartographer - Graph Coloring It looks like colouring in, but it's a problem that even the most powerful computers can't solve efficiently!