Goldie's Kids Club: History Makers - John Atanasoff and the First Computer

  • Overview

    Visit the museum on the first early-out Wednesday each month for Iowa History Makers. Activities and topics will vary from month to month and focus on the STEAM umbrella of learning.This program is recommended for children 8-12 years old. Each child must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.

    Topic: John Atanasoff and the First Computer
    Activity: John Atanasoff created the first electronic digital computer during his tenure at Iowa State University. Learn about Atanasoff and the history of early computers with fun activities involving mazes and legos to help understand coding.