Learn to Code

Learn to Code is an online, interactive tutorial that teaches the basics of programming using MATLAB.

In the tutorial, students will solve the problem of finding the closest meet-up location on a map by creating an algorithm. They'll learn how to work with variables, functions, and vectors.

No prior programming experience is necessary. Just some knowledge of basic math.

Estimated Time: One hour

For: Ages 12+

"Now I know what is needed for coding and it is pretty cool and fun!"

Daisy, Student, Age 16

"The problem to solve was very relatable. I now know the math behind a GPS."

Mercy , Student, Age 14

"The students were locked in, picking through the problems and seemed intrigued by them."

William Brown, Teacher, Cristo Rey Boston High School