Amazon Future Engineer Program

What is the Amazon Future Engineer Program?
Amazon LogoAmazon Future Engineer is a program designed to inspire, educate, and prepare children and young adults from  underrepresented and underserved communities to pursue computer science. The program is part of Amazon’s $50 million investment in computer science and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.

Program Description
Amazon Future Engineer Program (grant) has a 3-year curriculum.

Cs Explorations 1: CS Fundamentals in Scratch launched 2021-22  
CS Explorations 1 is an introductory computer science course that empowers students to create authentic artifacts and engage with computer science as a medium for creativity, communication, problem solving and fun. In this introductory course, students will learn the foundational concepts and skills of computer science (CS). They will explore using computers to solve problems and to individually express themselves. The course is designed to be engaging and relevant to student lives. Students build, remix and share animations, games, stories, music and art, in a collaborative environment.
Course intended for 6th grade students

CS Explorations 2: AI in our World. Launching 2022-23
CS Explorations 2 is an introductory course based on MIT AI curricular resources for K-12 designed to help students explore AI and its far-reaching societal impacts in our world. The course is designed around engaging activities and learning units that integrates CS and computational thinking concepts with ethical design and responsible use, as students explore how these technologies can help solve problems and improve life for themselves and their communities.
Prerequisite: Completion of CS Explorations 1

CS Explorations 3: CS and Creative Media launching 2023-24
CS Explorations 3 is an introductory CS course designed to support the transition from block-based to text-based programming in Python, through engaging learning units and projects that explores CS through the lens of music, movies, and innovative tools including Earsketch music app, as a means for creative and social expression.
Prerequisite: Completion of CS Explorations 2