Coding & Tech
Video Game Coding Class: Code Your Own Snake Video Game in Scratch
In this 90 minute creative coding class, students will learn about about game design and code a snake game in the MIT-created program Scratch. #builder
Coco Coders / Cypher Coders
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Completed by 17 learners
year old learners
US Grade Level
Beginner, Intermediate Level
learners per class
90 minute class
In this lesson, students will about game design. Then, they will create a game in Scratch where the player controls a snake and uses sensing to find and catch mice. To create this game, students will use movement blocks, sensing, and loops in Scratch. They will also use cloning to create the body of the snake and make it move. Advanced students will add a timer that counts down to the end of the game. This class has been designed for students ages 7-12 with any level of coding experience -...
After completing this class, students will be comfortable coding and creating projects with Scratch. Even more importantly, they will have gained an understanding of foundational coding concepts including sequencing, loops, conditional statements, and variables. At Cypher, our goal is to help students become future-ready, and we know that these core skills will serve our students for the rest of their lives.
Your student will need: - A Scratch account. Visit https://scratch.mit.edu/ to create a free account. - Access to a laptop or desktop computer with Zoom installed and screen-sharing enabled - An internet connection of 3mbs+ - A working speaker, microphone and webcam - all Windows and Mac operating systems of the past five years are supported Note: iPads are not recommended, but reach out to our team if you have any questions. Please make sure an adult is on hand for the first five minutes of class to help set-up and tackle troubleshooting. In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses: Scratch
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Students will use Scratch to participate in class. Students must access the Scratch account using a laptop or a computer in class (no smartphone or tablets). Students will use their own Scratch account to code while following instructions from the teacher. Students may continue to use their Scratch account outside of class.
Coco Coders / Cypher Coders
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