Our Field Trip
Computer Science for the Real World
Computer science is all around us, at school, at home, and in the community. This book gives readers the essential tools they need to understand the computer science concept of data collection. Brilliant color photographs and accessible text will engage readers and allow them to connect deeply with the concept. The computer science topic is paired with an age-appropriate curricular topic to deepen readers’ learning experience and show how data collection works in the real world. In this book, a class takes a vote to decide where they should go for a field trip. This nonfiction title is paired with the fiction title Tara Takes a Vote (ISBN: 9781538350003). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides: Vocabulary, Background knowledge, Text-dependent questions, Whole class activities, and Independent activities.