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Turing's Tower

Intro to Coding - Ages 9+

Beginner Course: A steampunk-styled platformer game. Scour the globe and repair a flying tower to fight off a giant robotic dragon.

  • Complete Turing's Tower
  • 56 programming activities
  • 16 coding puzzles
  • Build 16 mini-games
  • No Prerequisites
  • Recommended for Ages 10+
  • Complete Turing's Tower
  • 56 programming activities
  • 16 coding puzzles
  • Build 16 mini-games
  • No Prerequisites
  • Recommended for Ages 10+

16 Modules

1
Tower Learn the basics of animation, sound, and mouse events. 8 Activities: 4 Intros | 2 Tutorials | 1 Puzzle | 1 DIY
• SIMPLE EVENTS • COSTUME HANDLING •
2
Tower Combine your knowledge of motion and events to code the flying tower. 4 Activities: 2 Tutorials | 1 Puzzle | 1 DIY
• DETECT CONDITION • SIMPLE MOTION • SIMPLE LOOPS • SIMPLE EVENTS •
3
Tower Learn to take in user input and programmatically produce an answer. 4 Activities: 2 Tutorials | 1 Puzzle | 1 DIY
• INPUT/OUTPUT • BASIC MATH •
4
Tower Combine everything you have learned to defeat Enigma. 4 Activities: 2 Tutorials | 1 Puzzle | 1 DIY
• FUNCTIONS •
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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.

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  • Skill mastery
Game-Based Learning
  • Fun challenges
  • Bite-sized lessons
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  • Immersive entertainment
Hands-on Activities
  • Visual Workshop
  • Level Editor
  • Character Creator
  • Physics Engine

Requirements

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