This programming challenge is addressed to students (from 14 to 18 years old), 3rd ESO to 2nd BAC and Middle Level Formative Cycles and took place for the first time 19 years ago in Houston (Texas). In 2016, 10 different HP sites all over the world organized this context, among them 3 in Europe: Newcastle, Barcelona and León.
With this initiative, HP aims to raise interest in STEM careers among youth, both girls and boys, and identify talent. The target is to promote an educational, collaborative and fun contest. We hope that you are ready to spend an exciting and challenging day at HP León!
The contest will take place on May the 13th in León.
Let's Code !!!
TALK Dña. Mariló López González , Directora del Museo de las Matemáticas de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, hablará sobre la enseñanza y difusión de las matemáticas en el ámbito escolar.
It is a programming competition that has been taking place for 19 years now, starting in Houston (USA). It is now a well-known event among the American students. In the last edition, in 2016, 10 differents HP sites participated in the contest, including cities as Taipei, Bangalore, Barcelona, León and Newcastle UK.
All the students from 3rd ESO to 2nd of BAC and Middle Level Formative Cycles between 14 to 18 years old even if they do not have advanced knowledge in programming but are fond of learning and competing! Maximum of 3 teams per school are allowed. All team members are required to be from the same school.
We aim to raise the interest in computer Science among the youth and also to identify the talent among the students of the area. We also target to promote an educational, collaborative and fun contest!
CodeWars will take place on Saturday May the 6th in Madrid and on Saturday May the 13th in León.
You can see the details in the agenda tab.
The contest will be won by the team that get more points.
We suggest a list with 20 problems. Theirs score depend on its level of complexity. The first problem will be the easier and with low score and the last one will be the more complex and with higher score.
The programming languages suggested are: C, C++, Python and Java.
Would you like to use another language? You can send us your proposal by email.
No matter if you are an expert in programming or not, but minimum knowledges are required:
You will be able to resolve the problems better if you know about:
You will be able to solve several problems!
But you not only solve problems in CodeWars! You will learn and enjoy with your classmates and with us!
Of course! The winning team will get a HP Laptop for each team member.
We will also bring the winners together with the sponsor teacher to the HP R&D site in Barcelona!
Form a team with 3 members. Talk with your teachers and they will fill the enrollment with your data. Please use the registration form.
From January the 20th to April the 24th (02:00PM).
You will find in this booklet, some examples of wordings used in past editions. In order to find more problems and further information, please visit our website of resources: Resources.
If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email:
|http://code.org/||Non-profit foundation promoting computer science education|
|https://www.khanacademy.org/||Various tutorials on CS-related topics|
|http://blogs.msdn.com/b/alfredth/?Redirected=true||Microsoft blogger Alfred Thompson's thoughts and information on teaching CS at the K-12 level.|