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PLTW AP COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES

WEIGHTED: 1.0 (0.666 non AP Test takers)
Grades: 10-12

Credit: 1 unit
PREREQUISITE:
Successful completion of PLTW Computer Science Essentials and Teacher Recommendation

In this second course in the PLTW Computer Science pathway, students will use creativity and learn Python
programming to create animations, interactive stories, and games. Learn how the internet works and learn
cybersecurity skills. Use hands-on sensors to gather data and create meaningful visualizations to reveal trends. Explore
real-world problem solving with artificial intelligence, simulations, and modeling. Students collaborate in teams
throughout the year to create multiple projects for both creative self-expression and real-world problem-solving. This
course is designed to prepare students for the AP CSP exam.