Pencil Code, Part 1
- Grade Level(s): 5,6,7,8
Meeting Times:Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00 – 11:00 AM PST
This course is for learners who are familiar with computer block programming. Learners will design, code, and publish beautiful animated geometric designs. In the second part of this course (Session Two), learners will create games and music using Pencil Code. Topics include turtle programming, directional navigation, animation, event-driven programming, loops, and functions. Unique to this course is the introduction of script programming using the CoffeeScript programming language. Learners will also identify cultural patterns in their designs.