Modeling Natural Systems


Create new opportunities for students to explore programming. With this example lesson plan, students use coding to model the water cycle. The premise can be applied to any natural system—the possibilities are endless.


#1 Download the app

Install Hopscotch on your students’ iPads or iPhones to make the project. No signup required.


#2 Facilitate Hour of Code


Imagine if your students could easily make their own computer models of natural phenomena! This hour-long lesson plan uses the water cycle as an example for building an interactive computer model.