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Week commencing 29th June 2020

Computer Game Challenge

 

Kodu is a great application for building your own computer game, using coding.

https://www.kodugamelab.com/

It can be tricky to manage if you haven’t played before, but we have found some good tutorials to help you get started with the basics.

Have a look at the Youtube links below to get some inspiration and ideas.

https://koduclassroom.co.uk/tag/challenges/

https://www.stem.org.uk/elibrary/resource/36040

Fishing games: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJ0zFq6pso8

Racing games: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Duv1MG0wsSc

 

 

Week Commencing 22nd June 2020

 

Moon Camp Challenge

 

 

Design a moon base in this exciting project. It needs to consider the conditions found on the moon and how best your astronauts will be able to survive.

https://mooncampchallenge.org/

Week commencing 15th June 2020

 

 

 

Can you set up a sequence of linked events so that an initial movement in your creation leads to another and then another? Take a video of your ‘domino effect’ and send it across to us! 

 

Here are some examples of some great ‘domino effect’ videos: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4e2e9d6xDVQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VODC7nFrYs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cv5WLLYo-fk

Week Commencing 8th June 2020

 

 

Sink or Swim

 

 


Make a boat which can float successfully in the bath or sink and can carry a cargo of at least one penny. How many coins can it hold before it sinks? Can you make another boat that will beat that score?

 

 

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