Side Scroller Survival

Intro to Coding - Ages 9+

Beginner Course: Help Gus survive in Side Scroller Survival, and program the robot to dance in BeatBot Battle.

  • No Prerequisites
  • Recommended for Ages 10+
  • No Prerequisites
  • Recommended for Ages 10+

17 Modules

1
Alien Puzzle Help Mod navigate through obstacles and reach his goal by solving these puzzles. 12 Activities: 12 Intros
• SEQUENCING • PATTERN RECOGNITION • SEQUENCED REPETITION • CONDITIONAL LOGIC • NEGATIVE LOGIC •
2
Loops and Animation Use multiple costumes and a loop construct to animate Gus. 9 Activities: 4 Intros | 2 Puzzles | 2 DIYs | 1 Quiz
• SEQUENCING • REPETITION USING LOOPS • SIMPLE ANIMATION • SOUNDS •
3
Creating a Scene Create an interactive scene with music. Build and add your own characters and animate them. 9 Activities: 4 Intros | 1 Puzzle | 4 DIYs
• SEQUENCING • REPETITION USING LOOPS • SIMPLE ANIMATION • SOUNDS •
4
Jumping over Obstacles Program an Actor to jump. Move the Actor up and down using a loop to change their y-position. 8 Activities: 3 Intros | 1 Puzzle | 3 DIYs | 1 Quiz
• SEQUENCING • REPETITION USING LOOPS • SIMPLE ANIMATION • MOVING ACTORS USING X,Y CO-ORDINATES. • HANDLING KEYPRESS 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.