29th March 2017

Here are the activities that each group will be working on today:

Newcomers

If you are new to CoderDojo and new to computer programming this is where you start:

Go to Newcomers Activities

Scratch Guided – Beginner

Continue building your own Platform Game for ‘Show & Tell’

Our final CoderDojo session is next week. In the final session we will do a ‘Show & Tell’ where you will get to show your project to everyone. This week your task is to make a platform game of your own, based on the project you completed last week. You can start from scratch and build your own platform game or use what you have built last week as a starting point to build your own platform game.

If you were not here last week or just need to refer back to the instructions from last week you can click here.

Scratch Guided – Intermediate

Build a platform game for ‘Show & Tell’

Our final CoderDojo session is next week. In the final session we will do a ‘Show & Tell’ where you will get to show a project that you have made to everyone. Your goal over the next 2 or 3 weeks is to build your own platform game for the ‘Show & Tell’. You can start from scratch or use the platform game tutorial that you have been working on for the last few weeks as a starting point:

Instructions for platform style game

It might also be helpful to look at some other tutorials on building platform games. For example have a look at this:
How to make a basic platformer

or this:

or if you want something simpler look at the platform project that Scratch Guided – Beginner group were working on last week.

Scratch – Freeform

Make something cool for ‘Show & Tell’

Our final CoderDojo session is next week. In the final session we will do a ‘Show & Tell’. Make something cool for the ‘Show & Tell’.

Learn JavaScript

Make something cool for ‘Show & Tell’

Our final CoderDojo session is next week. In the final session we will do a ‘Show & Tell’. Start working on something cool for ‘Show & Tell’. Just click “New program” on the programming homepage, and look at the documentation to remember how to do things.

You can browse projects that other people have created to get some ideas.

Raspberry Pi (with Microcontrollers and other cool stuff)

A collaborative group exploring how computers can interact with the outside world through a range of sensors and controllers. Primarily we’ll be using the Raspberry Pi (http://raspberrypi.org) computer in conjunction with Arduinos (http://arduino.cc) and along the way we’ll learn about Python, C and C++ programming, digital and analogue electronics and about working together.

Electronics, Microcontrollers and Raspberry Pi session information