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Hour of Code

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Choose one of the self-paced activities below. If none of them catch your fancy, browse the 

Hour of Code Activities page to find something you'd like to try.

 

Learn to Code with MATLAB

 

Click on Course Overview to see a video what MATLAB does and get an explanation of what you will be coding. You may use your headphones/earbuds or borrow headphones from the container under the windows in the lab.

 

Use MATLAB to find out if the closest meet-up location with your friends is the movies, the mall, or the cafe. Break the problem up into smaller chunks and learn basic programming concepts along the way. By the end of the hour, create an algorithm to find the shortest path to your friends!

 

Code Your Own Sports Game 

 

This coding activity is courtesy of the NBA. 

 

Artist 

 

Draw cool pictures and designs with the Artist! You will be using angles and degrees.

 

Art/Kano 

 

Learn how to code basic shapes to make simple pictures. 


Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code 

 

Learn to program droids, and create your own Star Wars game in a galaxy far, far away. Instead of typing, you drop and drag command blocks.

 

Mine Craft 

 

Use drag and drop blocks of code to take Alex or Steve on an adventure through this Minecraft world.

 

Other Hour of Code Activities 

 

Browse the Hour of Code site for other activities that may interest you.

 

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