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Cannon Crasher Course

Physics and Pen Drawing

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Intermediate Course: Build a drawing-based car racing game and a projectile-based physics game with explosions.

  • Build Cannon Crasher
  • Make Paint Racer
  • 86 fun programming activities
  • Build 9 fun games
  • Solve 16 puzzles
  • Build Cannon Crasher
  • Make Paint Racer
  • 86 fun programming activities
  • Build 9 fun games
  • Solve 16 puzzles

16 Modules

1
Pen Drawing Learn to draw using pen colors and have your racer follow the mouse. 7 Activities: 3 Intros | 1 Puzzle | 2 DIYs | 1 Quiz
• SEQUENCING • REPETITION USING LOOPS • MOTION • HANDLING EVENTS • TRACKING THE MOUSE POINTER •
2
Follow the Leader Use pointing and turning blocks to track the racer and build "chase games". 9 Activities: 4 Intros | 1 Puzzle | 4 DIYs
• POSITIONING ACTORS • X,Y CO-ORDINATES • GENERATING RANDOM NUMBERS. • RANDOM ACTOR POSITIONING • ACTOR VISIBILITY • GAME SETUP •
3
Changing Actor Size Program the racer to jump over enemy lines by changing its size whenever the spacebar is pressed. 7 Activities: 3 Intros | 1 Puzzle | 2 DIYs | 1 Quiz
• SEQUENCING • REPETITION USING LOOPS • PEN DRAWING • CHANGING SIZE • HANDLING EVENTS •
4
Changing Pen Color Experiment with pen color and pen size to draw different patterns. Make an Etch-a-sketch like game. 9 Activities: 4 Intros | 1 Puzzle | 4 DIYs
• MOTION AND DIRECTION • PEN DRAWING • PEN COLOR AND SIZE • HANDLING EVENTS •
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How Kids Learn with Tynker

Kids learn on their own with a guided, hands-on approach that individualizes the learning experience. Tynker's online courses provide a complete learning system for your child to master the fundamentals of programming. Tynker's visual programming language makes it easy to learn, and once kids gain proficiency, they can seamlessly transition to Javascript coding within the Tynker learning system. Enroll in one of our plans for unlimited play across all courses.

Self-Paced Courses
  • Step-by-step success
  • Interactive lessons
  • Guided learning
  • Skill mastery
Game-Based Learning
  • Fun challenges
  • Bite-sized lessons
  • Achievements
  • Immersive entertainment
Hands-on Activities
  • Visual Workshop
  • Level Editor
  • Character Creator
  • Physics Engine

Requirements

Online courses require a desktop computer, laptop computer, Chromebook, or Netbook with Internet connection and a Chrome (29+), Firefox (30+), Safari (7+), or Edge (20+) browser. No downloads required. Courses are not supported on tablets.

Minecraft courses and server access is available to verified accounts. Minecraft client for PC or Mac with a valid Mojang account is required for Java server access. Minecraft for Windows 10 is required for Agent Recall, Gears of Time, Mythicraft, and Mind Crafters courses. Content and courses are subject to changes. NOT AN OFFICIAL MINECRAFT PRODUCT. NOT APPROVED BY OR ASSOCIATED WITH MOJANG.

The Stunt Pilot course requires a physical drone and an Ipad or Android tablet (each sold separately). Any airborne Parrot Minidrone such as the Rolling Spider, Night, Cargo, Mambo, or Swing drone can be used.

Tynker gets kids coding with confidence. Access this and 5,000 more fun activities today!