Hour of Code Activities 2016

posted by: Mr. Bergquist 8 December 2015 No Comment

An Hour (or two) of Code (hourofcode.com) forCode.org
National Computer Science Ed Week, Dec 5 – 11th

Watch the Video & Make a Sports game with famous Athletes!
I.
 Block Based programming (to get started), pick one of these:

A. Moana (Navigation & Fishing): https://disney.com/HourOfCode 

Moana

B. Star Wars (Game Design), pick one of these two
  – JavaScript instructionshttps://studio.code.org/s/starwars/stage/1/puzzle/1
  – Command Blockshttps://studio.code.org/s/starwarsblocks/stage/1/puzzle/1

C. Minecraft - two options! https://code.org/minecraft

D. Frozen (Drawing Shapes): https://studio.code.org/s/frozen/stage/1/puzzle/1

II. Then try some text based coding (and formatting) with CodeAcademy:  
A. JavaScript: https://www.codecademy.com/courses/animate-your-name/0/1
B. HTML: https://www.codecademy.com/courses/web-beginner-en-3pc6w/0/1 - learn to build your own webpages!!

III. Try some more, you can check out what is available at https://code.org/learn

You can create Games with these:

- Make a Flappy Game: https://studio.code.org/flappy/1  Flappy Bird

- At the end of the Star Wars exercises from above, you can build a game.

- iPhone game in your Browser: http://code.org/api/hour/begin/makeschool

Use Commands to play through this game:

CodeCombat (more commands to play this game): http://code.org/api/hour/begin/codecombat

TI Calculator Programming, Requires a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator:

https://education.ti.com/en/us/solutions/ti-codes/10-minutes

Feel free to share these with your family and friends!

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