Community Highlights: September 21-27
We’re so excited to see great user projects and teacher tweets this week! We’re also thrilled to announce that the second Moon2Mars coding challenge, brought to you by Tynker and NASA, is now live! Read on to learn more about the Lunar Gateway challenge for kids of all coding abilities, along with more fantastic Tynker community highlights!
Projects of the Week
First Person Survival Horror by mightyeagle452
Find your way out of this horror story and survive!
PVP by Dragon Tamer
Choose between a turtle or a bear. In this 2-player game, defeat your opponent to win!
Temple Run by Pepper Reply
This game starts quickly! You must immediately jump to avoid the first obstacle – collect the coins to buy different things in the shop!
Car Clash by Samuel
Avoid the yellow cars and use the joystick to do so. You can use your sword to fend them off, but it only lasts for about 5 seconds!
Tweets of the Week
Flying drones over the Amazon and debugging algorithms…What cool applications of CS knowledge!
Coding is like a staircase!
Way to go, 4th grade coding club!
Making a model of the solar system with Tynker!
On the Blog
This week’s Blue Ribbon Educator is Evonne Hackett, who teaches coding at Lakeview Middle School and as a Tynker CodeMaker Camp teacher!
We’re thrilled to announce the second Moon2Mars coding challenge, brought to you by Tynker and NASA! Kids will use code to tell a story about being on the Lunar Gateway, and winners get a video chat with a NASA expert for their classroom or school! Don’t wait–this challenge runs from September 29 to October 13th! Get the full details!
This week’s Featured Maker is Abigail, who tells stories through code!
Keep contributing to the Tynker community! Parents and teachers can connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and the Tynker Community Forum. Kids can also start learning to code and creating for free with the Tynker app for iPads!