Introduction to Video Game Programming
Explore video game creation by making a simple game using MIT’s Scratch. This software allows students to learn about programming using a friendly graphical user interface. By the end of the session, students will explore Loops, Conditional Statements, Operators, and Sensors. Students will create a simple game that can be played and enhanced from home.
Over the course of three weeks students will cover the following concepts:
By the end of the 3-week session, students will:
Each day, students will be given both primary and secondary challenges. The primary challenges will result in a playable game which will be uploaded for home access.
Wednesdays: January 7, 14, and 21, 1:30-3:00pm
Cost $100 per student
Scratch is developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab.
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