CS Discoveries 2018

Unit 3

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Unit 3 - Interactive Games and Animations

Lesson 1: Programming for Entertainment
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Lesson 2: Plotting Shapes
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Lesson 5: Variables
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  • Review the level progression in Code Studio
Lesson 6: Sprites
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Lesson 7: The Draw Loop
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Lesson 8: Counter Pattern Unplugged
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  • Prepare materials for Labels and Values: index cards, post-its, or scraps of paper (2 in. by 2 in.) etc. (~ 50 per pair)
  • Prepare materials for Connectors: pieces of string, pens, or pipe-cleaners, etc. (~ 4 per pair)
  • Print copies of Variables Unplugged Board - Manipulative for each group or gather paper for students to use to make their boards.
  • Review the rules of the Variables Unplugged Activity to ensure you understand them and are prepared to answer questions, especially if you will be demonstrating them yourself.
  • Printed a copy of Variables Unplugged - Activity Guide for each student.
Lesson 9: Sprite Movement
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Lesson 10: Booleans Unplugged
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  • Read the Forum
  • Print a copy of the Boolean Properties - Activity Guide for each student
  • (Optional) Gather objects with similar but varying features to use instead of the worksheet (LEGO bricks work well, a mixed bag of candy can be fun as well)
Lesson 12: Conditionals and User Input
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Lesson 14: Project - Interactive Card
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Lesson 16: Collision Detection
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Lesson 20: The Game Design Process
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Lesson 21: Using the Game Design Process
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Lesson 22: Project - Design a Game
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