Classroom Case Study: Modeling the Impacts of Hurricane María in Puerto Rico

Sarane James, Karen Silfa, Sara Vogel, Laura Ascenzi-Moreno, Christopher Hoadley, Jasmine Ma

Research output: Other contribution


In this middle school bilingual science unit, students used computational modeling in Scratch to aid their discussions about a topic that hit close to home for students: Hurricane María.

Sponsored by the National Science Foundation under NSF grants CNS-1738645 and DRL-1837446. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
Original languageEnglish (US)
TypeTeacher Professional Development Material
Media of outputWorksheet
PublisherParticipating in Literacies and Computer Science (PiLaCS)
Number of pages9
Place of PublicationNew York
StatePublished - Oct 2020


  • Translanguaging
  • Computer Science Education
  • Bilingual Education
  • Computational Literacies
  • K-12
  • teacher professional development


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