Eric Muenchen

Hello! I'm a middle school computer science teacher in Colorado. In my classes I use , LEGO EV3 , CUE Robots, Arduino , and FlyBrix.




Chinook Trail Middle School

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Recent Posts by Eric

Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:00 PM in DIY Drone Kits
Hey everyone! I'm wondering if anyone has experience teaching the engineering and design process with drones? After researching online, I've found only a few companies that offer affordable DIY drone building kits that include suggested lessons or a curriculum.    Thanks for reading,   Eric

Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:22 PM in Interdisciplinary Computer Programming
Hey Mary B, Thanks for the business project idea. I can see how kids would enjoy building a business of their choice.I I haven't yet implemented this lesson, so forgive me for the lack of specific details and I'm very open to suggestion. I will try this with my middle school intro to CS course. The Choose Your Own Adventure (CYOA) book idea connects to the binary nature of computers. Choose...

Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:09 PM in Interdisciplinary Computer Programming
So I'm wondering if there's anyone out there who has experience with creating i nterdiciplinary units to teach computer programing concepts. One idea that I've heard is to use choose-your-own-adventure books to teach creative writing and Boolean variables. I can ellaborate if anyone is interested.  How have you brought coding into your science classroom, or brought ELA Social Studies or Math ...

Recent Public Collections by Eric

Computer Science

9 Resources

External Resource: A Flock of Robots, LabTV Video
Type: External Resource

Online Courses: MSU Master of Science in Science Education: Computer Science in the Classroom: Computational Thinking for Teachers
Type: Online Course


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Middle School Astronomy Resources

Astronomy That Makes Sense
Type: Journal Article


1 Resources

Chemical Reactions
Type: SciPack