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Scratch Coding Class: Game Design

  • 01/08/2019
  • 02/26/2019
  • 8 sessions
  • 01/08/2019, 6:00 PM 7:00 PM
  • 01/15/2019, 6:00 PM 7:00 PM
  • 01/22/2019, 6:00 PM 7:00 PM
  • 01/29/2019, 6:00 PM 7:00 PM
  • 02/05/2019, 6:00 PM 7:00 PM
  • 02/12/2019, 6:00 PM 7:00 PM
  • 02/19/2019, 6:00 PM 7:00 PM
  • 02/26/2019, 6:00 PM 7:00 PM
  • Altoona Public Library, 700 8th Street SW, Altoona IA
  • 15

In this Scratch class, students age nine or above extend basic computer science principles and coding skills while programming computers with CS First and Scratch. Each class consists of eight, 60-minute weekly sessions where students are presented computer science principles, complete unplugged activities and learn basic video game coding concepts through hands-on projects. The eight different game design projects students will create include:

  • Gaming Story
  • Racing Game
  • Maze Game
  • Platform Game
  • Escape Game
  • Launcher Game
  • Quest Game
  • Cave Surfing Game

Prerequisites

  • Youth ages 9 to 12
  • Experience with keyboard and mouse
  • Completed online registration form through Altoona Public Library

CS First is a program of Google and licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab and is available for free at scratch.mit.edu

YouthCode is a program of Impacting The Next Generation Project, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
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