Learn Python & Game Development! (Ages 9-10)

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Introduction to Python in Game Development II
Course Code: PY201, PY202 (requires PY201 as prerequisite)
Ages: 9 – 10

This Python coding course works with computer programming basics, stripping away some of the visual elements of the first level. This course will teach students to create richer programs that include more sophisticated concepts than Level 1, including more complex concepts using the text-based scripting language Python to create their games. They will be creating 2D HTML5 games they can share online, and will learn concepts including: variables, functions and the Cartesian plane, and how to manipulate these concepts to create their programs.

Learning outcomes for PY201:

Utilize more advanced functions and conditionals
Creatively imagine story and theme
Emphasize storyline and theme through dialogue, sounds, and music
Fill the game world with interesting and unique characters and objects
Learning outcomes for PY202:

Simulate complex physics using more advanced mathematics
Increase the game’s difficulty in a smooth progression
Implement and understand the use for randomly generated numbers
Define new, custom functions
For more information regarding class times and cost, or to set-up a free evaluation fill out the short form on the right!

Prior knowledge or experience not required!
Prerequisites: None

Location and Program Information

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Where: madrona indpendent school
2040 W10th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6J 2B3

About Under the GUI
Under the GUI is a learning academy focusing on STEM programs for grades 1 - 12 students. We aspire to create an environment that inspires to innovate, think critically, and create with technologies.

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