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Learn It! Video Games for Beginners (ages 10-17)

Create a Platformer Game in Scratch

2024-07-29 18:00:00 2024-07-29 19:30:00 America/Chicago Learn It! Video Games for Beginners (ages 10-17) In this introduction to Scratch, we will build confidence in your coding skills. This class is designed for tweens and teens (ages 10-17). Registration Required. Southwest OKC - Maker Lab

Monday, July 29
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-29 18:00:00 2024-07-29 19:30:00 America/Chicago Learn It! Video Games for Beginners (ages 10-17) In this introduction to Scratch, we will build confidence in your coding skills. This class is designed for tweens and teens (ages 10-17). Registration Required. Southwest OKC - Maker Lab

Southwest OKC

Maker Lab

In this introduction to Scratch, we will build confidence in your coding skills. This class is designed for tweens and teens (ages 10-17). Registration Required.

Strengthen your technology skills. This program will cover an introduction to the Scratch programming language through hands-on exploration in a supportive learning environment.

Scratch programming introduces computer science topics with a simple, friendly interface. You'll learn how to apply coding concepts to practical solutions and create a game you can play!

You can attend as few or as little of this series as you'd like. See below for the summary of each program and click here to view all events in the series.

  • July 8th: Clicker Style Game
    • Learn to program a clicker game in Scratch by using variables and loops. Try to click on an object as many times as possible before the timer runs out
  • July 15th: Flappy Bird Style Game
    • Create your own flappy bird game in Scratch! Learn how to make a scrolling game and randomly generate pipes that your bird, cat, bowl of cheese puffs, or avatar of choice can navigate through.
  • July 22nd: Pong Style Game
    • Learn to program a Pong game in Scratch! Create a fun two-player game where players bounce a ball back and forth without missing.
  • July 29th:  Platformer Style Game
    • Create your own platformer in Scratch! Learn to create levels, add obstacles, and make the player jump onto platforms


It is recommended that you come with a pre-made Scratch account; this will streamline the class and allow participants to save their work. No prior coding experience is necessary for this program.

This class is designed exclusively for tweens and teens (ages 10-17).

Registration Required.

AGE GROUP: | Teens 12-17 | Children 6-11 |

EVENT TYPE: | STEAM |

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Southwest OKC

contactpls@pioneerlibrarysystem.org
Phone: 405.979.2200
Fax: 405.692.6394
Branch manager
Kiley Ingram

Hours
Mon, Jul 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jul 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jul 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 26 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Sat, Jul 27 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 28 1:00PM to 6:00PM

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