Asynchrony Labs helps spark interest in computer science
On Dec. 12, WWT Asynchrony Labs welcomed approximately 130 young, aspiring coders from all over St. Louis to participate in an Hour of Code. WWT Asynchrony Labs coders staffed the event and helped individual students navigate their chosen coding exercise, which was run on Code.org, a popular code learning platform featuring a game-based environment to make the exercises more engaging. The game themes included Star Wars, Minecraft and Frozen and the students could choose which was most appealing to them. Not surprisingly, Star Wars was the most popular choice with the given ability to command droids R2D2 and B88.
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