A fun activity that I've used at the middle school level to teach the open 
source principles of collaboration and transparency is Candy or Swag: 
https://opensource.com/education/16/6/candy-or-swag-game-teaching-open-source-kids
 

HTH, 

Gina 

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> From: "Heidi Ellis" <heidijcel...@gmail.com>
> To: "Discussions about Teaching Open Source" <tos@teachingopensource.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 3:44:11 PM
> Subject: Re: [TOS] STEM education in K-12 with Open Source focus

> Welcome Daniel!

> I'm not sure how many of the TOS community are looking at K-12 education. I
> can point you to some learning materials. This is a listing of learning
> activities:

> http://foss2serve.org/index.php/Category:Learning_Activity

> You might want to look at the activities for CS Principles, CS1 and CS2.
> There are other activities that are aimed at a more introductory audience.

> I might also suggest contacting Rick Weinberg (@rickweinberg) and Francis Ann
> Squire (@FASquire) on Twitter as they both teach at the K-12 level and have
> some wonderful ideas for learning. Heidi Ellis

> On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 11:31 AM, Daniel Henry < dhe...@lfno.org > wrote:

> > Hello all,
> 
> > I'm new to the education sector, and now in a Director of Technology role
> > in
> > a small K-12 charter public school.
> 

> > I see that your website has material for the undergrad and graduate level,
> > and I'm curious if your community has addressed how K-12 schools can
> > incorporate FOSS into their curriculum. I'm interested in establishing
> > classes for our students in a variety of technology disciplines, to include
> > everything from understanding hardware (taking apart old PCs, littlebits),
> > robotics (beebot, Lego) to coding (Scratch, etc.).
> 

> > I can imagine how open source concepts could be introduced into these
> > classes, but I'm looking to share ideas.
> 

> > Thanks,
> 

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> > Daniel Henry
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