Half Day Camp
- Day 1: Python Basics
- Day 2: More Python Basics
- Day 3: Python Game Design
- Day 4: Python Games
- Day 5: Collaborative Exercise
Prerequisites: Recommended age: 11+
Forget about swim camp, this is the place if you want your kids to get ahead.
Learn Python and build your own games for web and mobile platforms.
An introduction to Python for intermediate or advanced coders in upper middle or high school.
In this advanced lesson plan, students will be introduced to Python as they complete engaging lessons, solve challenging puzzles, and build their own games in Python. This course is ideal for students who have already completed at least one Tynker course and are comfortable with the basics of programming logic and computational thinking. This course will help them transition to Python and adapt to the additional challenges of text-based syntax.
Students who successfully complete this lesson plan will demonstrate a strong mastery of Python syntax, as well as the ability to creatively program games and other projects and debug their own code. Students will also be able to come up with an idea for a game and take it through the entire design and implementation process, creating custom versions of many of their favorite games in Python.
Topics Covered: Python syntax, sequencing, repetition, conditional logic, nested loops, automation, pattern recognition, simple motion, keyboard and mouse events, pen drawing, operators, expressions, variables, Turtle graphics, using arrays and objects to store structured data.
From Syntax basics though Conditional Logic, students will learn Python.
Children will learn Python!
- Pattern Recognition and Loops
- User Interaction
- Conditional Logic
- Game Design