Building with Coding

Item Code 8399319

Product Type Book

Format Paperback

ISBN 9781119177173

Series For Dummies Junior


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Excite students to learn more about coding, making YouTube videos, creating digital animation and digital games with these hands-on titles from the 'Dummies Junior' range. Each title covers complicated topics in a light-hearted and non-intimidating way by focusing on a small number of projects that will encourage and support children to move forward with digital and online technologies.

  • Introduce the basics of coding to create a drawing tool.
  • Teach how to create graphics and apply code to make them do what you want.
  • Find out how to make things respond to motion and collision commands.
  • Introduce score-keeping and timing into coding.

Technology requirements:
  • Hardware: For PC with internet connection running Windows 7 or higher, or Mac with internet connection running Mac OS x 10.7 or higher.
  • Software: Scratch (sign up for free at

128-pp softcover. Middle/Upper Primary.

Genre: Non Fiction / Reference Subject: Computer Game Guides Learning Area: Information and Communication Technology Reading Level: Lower Primary, Upper Primary, Middle Primary School Year: Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6 Ages: 7 to 11 Page Count: 128

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