Teach students with no prior coding experience how to conceptualize, design, and make their very own game with this course.
This 30hr course is a great course for students with no prior coding experience to learn how to conceptualize, design, and make their very own games. This condensed game development course gets students learning by doing. Students learn the theory of game development as well as introductory computer science concepts by building interactive games that allow them to express their creativity.
Grade Band: Grades 6-8
Format: Supplemental (30hr)
Through a combination of follow-along projects and self-directed activities, students build a unique coding project portfolio demonstrating the skills and knowledge they acquire.
In this project, students build out a word-guessing game where a random word is chosen and the player is given the opportunity to guess letters.
RAM: 4GB or more
CPU: Pentium 5 or later
13" or bigger display
Three-button mouse with scroll wheel
Headphone jack and headphones
Chromebook: Chrome OS 100.0 or later
Windows: 7, 8, 8.1, 10 or later
Mac: OS X El Capitan 10.11 or later
Linux: 64-bit Ubuntu 18.04+, Debian 10+, openSUSE 15.2+, or Fedora Linux 32+
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