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Gravity Sling

Projectile Physics

Advanced Course: Learn projectile physics as you build Gravity Sling, your own complete physics game.

  • Build gravity-based games
  • 56 fun programming activities
  • 7 coding puzzles
  • Create 5 fun mini-games
  • Build gravity-based games
  • 56 fun programming activities
  • 7 coding puzzles
  • Create 5 fun mini-games

8 Modules

1
Object Stacking Learn the basics of starting physics in Tynker so you can help out a stranded alien. 7 Activities: 2 Intros | 1 Puzzle | 3 DIYs | 1 Quiz
• SEQUENCING • MOTION AND DIRECTION • PHYSICS • EVENT HANDLING •
2
Applying Impulses Apply directional impulses to safely land your spaceship. 7 Activities: 2 Intros | 1 Puzzle | 3 DIYs | 1 Quiz
• DIRECTION AND MOTION • PHYSICS • EVENT HANDLING •
3
Line Animation Use X and Y coordinates to draw and animate the Gravity Sling's gravity beam. 8 Activities: 2 Intros | 1 Puzzle | 4 DIYs | 1 Quiz
• SENDING AND RECEIVING MESSAGES • CONDITIONAL LOOPS • ACTOR PROPERTIES • PEN DRAWING • PHYSICS • DIRECTION AND MOTION • SENSING AND TOUCHING •
4
Physics Properties Use active and static properties to make actors react to collsions. 7 Activities: 2 Intros | 1 Puzzle | 3 DIYs | 1 Quiz
• MOTION AND DIRECTION • PEN DRAWING • PHYSICS • PHYSICS PROPERTIES • GRAPHIC EFFECTS •
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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.

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  • Level Editor
  • Character Creator
  • Physics Engine

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