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Star Runner

Animation and 2D Motion

Intermediate Course: Build a multi-stage adventure game, a math art game, and several fun mini-games.

  • Build "Star Runner"
  • Create "Snowball Siege"
  • 105+ programming activities
  • Build 8 fun games
  • Solve 16 puzzles
  • Build "Star Runner"
  • Create "Snowball Siege"
  • 105+ programming activities
  • Build 8 fun games
  • Solve 16 puzzles

16 Modules

1
Review: Interactive Animation A review of frame-based animation, motion, and keyboard events. 7 Activities: 3 Intros | 1 Puzzle | 3 DIYs
• SEQUENCING • REPETITION USING LOOPS • SIMPLE ANIMATION • KEY PRESS EVENTS • MOTION AND DIRECTION • SOUNDS •
2
Review: Pen Drawing Review Pen Drawing, Changing Colors, and Color Detection. 5 Activities: 2 Intros | 1 Puzzle | 2 DIYs
• PEN DRAWING • REPETITION USING LOOPS • SIMPLE ANIMATION • SENDING AND RECEIVING MESSAGES • TURNING • HANDLING KEY PRESS EVENTS •
3
Review: Ghost Catcher Review sensing events that detect Actors touching and hiding Actors. 8 Activities: 4 Intros | 1 Puzzle | 3 DIYs
• TOUCHING COLOR • TOUCHING ACTORS • SHOW AND HIDE •
4
Review: Character Creator Review using the Character Creator and using the built-in animation blocks. 10 Activities: 4 Intros | 1 Video | 1 Puzzle | 3 DIYs | 1 Quiz
• CREATING ANIMATED CHARACTERS • USING THE CHARACTER ANIMATIONS • SETTING CHARACTER PARTS •
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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.