The Hour of Code™ learning event officially takes place during Computer Science in Education Week Dec. 3rd-7th 2018. “The ‘Hour of Code™’ is a nationwide initiative by Computer Science Education Week [csedweek.org] and Code.org [code.org] to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming.” Check out these video introductions.
More resources and tutorials can be found at the bottom of this post. You do not need a login or account to try any of the tutorials we will be using at school.
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Classic Maze – Help Red catch a pig and on level 12 it switches to Plants vs. Zombies.
Grinch Hour of Code – Learn to program drones and a high tech sleigh with coding magic to capture presents and navigate down the mountain to return Christmas to Whoville.
Candy Quest from Tynker -“Design your own candy troll and go on a multi-level quest for candy using code in this Hour of Code activity!” Click Get Started to begin
Star Wars Hour of Code from Code.org Learn to program droids, and create your own Star Wars game in a galaxy far, far away.
Code with Anna and Elsa from code.org Let’s use code to join Anna and Elsa as they explore the magic and beauty of ice. You will create snowflakes and patterns as you ice-skate and make a winter wonderland that you can then share with your friends!
Minecraft Hour of Code – Voyage Aquatic from code.org – Choose the new game or play one of your favorites.
Dance Party – Code a Dance Party to share with your friends. Featuring Katy Perry, Madonna, J. Balvin, Sia, Keith Urban, Ciara, and 25 more!
Google’s Made With Code Projects – choose any project to complete including a holiday emoji!
CodeMonkey Game Builder –Take your coding skills to the next level by learning to build your own games. In this course, you will learn keyboard user-interface and game mechanics as you build a Super Mario™-styled games.
Brick Breaker from Tynker -Recreate this classic game.
Choose at least one beginner or intermediate activity to complete, then you can choose an advanced option.
Toxic Jungle – Python from Tynker “Learn Python in this Hour of Code activity. Save the floating islands from the toxic haze by solving fun coding puzzles”
tutorials using Python.
Codesters Hour of Code – Intro to Python – Choose from various activities and levels. Self-guided.