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Kano for Education

Resources
Discover engaging lesson plans for using Kano across your subjects

An introduction to Kano

Just getting started on your Kano Computer? Use these introduction lessons to explore the Kano hardware and operating system in a playful and engaging way.
Build A Computer

Build A Computer

Basics
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1hr 10m
Teach about fundamentals of hardware and software while getting hands-on with physical computing. DOWNLOAD PDF
Explore Kano

Explore Kano

Basics
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1hr
An exploration through Kano apps - learn about what code is and the variety of things you can do with code. DOWNLOAD PDF
What is code?

What is code?

Basics
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1hr 5m
Learners will develop an understanding of code and programming languages by participating in a hands-on learning experience. DOWNLOAD PDF

Cross Curricular Lessons

Prepare your learners to use coding concepts and their Kano Computers across subjects.
Terraform with Minecraft

Terraform with Minecraft

Geography
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1hr 15m
Learners will build a landform their learning about in Hack Minecraft. DOWNLOAD PDF
Coding your own story

Coding your own story

English
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1hr 30m
Use Terminal Quest to help learners identify setting, characters, plot, and predictions. DOWNLOAD PDF
Coordinating Art + Sound

Coordinating Art + Sound

Math
Timer
1hr 30m
Use your computer’s microphone to draw sound and understand coordinates! DOWNLOAD PDF
Perimeter + Area

Perimeter + Area

Math
Timer
1hr 30m
Explore Minecraft and use your knowledge of perimeter and area to create gardens. DOWNLOAD PDF
Design Thining

Design Thining

Engineering
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2hr
Use the popular design thinking framework to design your own product and give important feedback to Kano! DOWNLOAD PDF

Curriculum Packets

Kano Curriculum is standard aligned, differentiated challenges, and worksheets to help you deep dive into the Kano Apps and operating system and get the most out of your kits!
Creative Computing
Bring coding to the classroom! Explore the most popular apps on the Kano Computer Kit, and inspire your learners to create with code. VIEW PACKAGES

Creative Computing

Computer Science Fundamentals
Introduce computer science concepts to your learners using physical activities and the Kano Apps in these 22 lessons. VIEW PACKAGES

Computer Science Fundamentals

Numeracy
Use Hack Minecraft to build basic numeracy skills for your learners. This packet focuses understanding math using the fun of Minecraft. VIEW PACKAGES

Numeracy

Play with light
Use the Pixel Kit Curriculum to help your learners understand how they can use light and sound to create magnificent art and games with code. VIEW PACKAGES

Play with light