Amazon supports students, teachers and parents with free computer science programmes during COVID-19, the growing list of resources is below.
Primary (aged 8+ years) and Secondary aged content: Can you code an Amazon Hercules robot to deliver your friend’s birthday present on time? Bring real-world industry to your classroom! In this free, three-hour virtual learning experience student learn the basics of computer science while uncovering the miraculous ways goods are delivered at Amazon. Along the way, students will hear two Amazon Future Engineer Apprentices share a bit about their own personal journeys into computer science. Keep students connected to virtual robotics and each other with CoderZ’s highly flexible, engaging, and entirely web-based curriculum.
Primary aged content. We have collaborated with non-profit organisation Code.org to create Hour of Code: Dance Party, an interactive dance-themed online coding tutorial that gives students the opportunity to build their computer science skills and have some fun coding characters to dance to songs from leading artists.
Amazon is working in partnership with Nesta Challenges to deliver the Amazon Longitude Explorer Prize, which challenges 11-16 year olds to develop technology to tackle the world's greatest issues, whilst developing their confidence and STEM capabilities. Schools have the chance to win £20,000 by taking part - find free curriculum-aligned resources to support an application and further detail on the website.