Game Design 101

Class Game Design 101
Level Beginner / Grades 3rd-5th
Age 7+
Prerequisites Able to read instructions.

Able to use keyboard and mouse to follow instructions.

Description An introduction to programming for beginners. Programming using a fun scenario-based approach where students build two complete games. Side Stroller Survival introduces them to basics of motion and animation. In BeatBot Battle, they program a robot to make it dance. On completing this lesson plan students will be able to build simple games, animations and a variety of simple projects.


Topics Covered: Use sequencing, pattern recognition, loops, conditional logic to create programs. Create scenes; add sounds and music and use keyboard controls to drive your programs. Learn about motion, broadcasting messages and adding special effects.

Location 1260 S Abel St, Milpitas, CA 95035

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