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Space Quest

Help the astronaut find a new spaceship in this game-based Hour of Code activity. Kids learn to code by solving beginner-friendly coding puzzles. Grades 1+

Activity Details

Choose an astronaut, then guide your character across an unfamiliar landscape. Collect the scattered belongings by solving beginner-friendly coding puzzles. You'll encounter aliens and obstacles as you search for a ship to bring your astronaut home.

Teacher Notes

In these 23 coding puzzles, students will learn core programming concepts such as loops and conditionals.

Hour of Code Activity Guide | Answer Key (Chinese Simplified, Japanese, Spanish, English, French, German)

Standards

CCSS-ELA: 3.RI.3, 4.RI.3, 3.RI.5, 3.RF.4, 4.RF.4, 3.L.4
CSTA: L1:3.CT.1, L1:6.CT.1, L1:6.CPP.1, L1:6.CPP.5, L1:6.CPP.6

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Grades 1+
Programming language Blocks, Tynker, Javascript, Python, Swift
Experience Beginner
Activity type Self-led Tutorial
Length 60 mins
Languages Chinese Simplified, Japanese, Spanish, English, French, German
Runs on: Chrome (29+), Firefox (30+), Safari (7+), or Internet Explorer (10+) browser
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