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Tynker Hour of Code Puzzle: Dragon Dash

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Title:

Tynker Hour of Code Puzzle: Dragon Dash

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/80d96bfc-3c47-48ae-b9b7-2502dd6d4d23/tynker-hour-of-code-puzzles-dragon-dash/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Interactive/Game

Overview:

Students solve complex coding puzzles by applying computer programming concepts and enhance STEM learning outcomes as they play a fun coding adventure game. Learn skills such as patterning, sequencing, nested loops, conditionals, plus critical thinking and problem solving, while leading a personalized dragon to the treasure. This interactive game can be played during a lesson on creating a working program in a block-based visual programming environment using arithmetic operators, conditionals, and repetition in programs. Est. time: 30 min. More free coding activities at Tynker.

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 5
6) Create a working program in a block-based visual programming environment using arithmetic operators, conditionals, and repetition in programs.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • create a working program in a block
  • based visual programming environment.
  • create a program in a block
  • based visual programming environment using arithmetic operators such as AND, OR, and NOT.
  • create a program in a block
  • based visual programming environment using conditionals such as IF, THEN, and/or ELSE.
  • create a program in a block
  • based visual programming environment using repetition or loops.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • program
  • block-based visual programming
  • environment
  • arithmetic operators
  • conditionals
  • repetition
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to create a working program in a block-based visual programming environment.
  • reasons for using arithmetic operators, conditionals, and repetition in programs.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • create a working program in a block-based visual programming environment using arithmetic operators, conditionals, and repetition in programs.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • arithmetic operators, conditionals, and repetition in programs make more operations possible and can reduce the complexity or length of code.
Tags: blockbased, code, coding, programming
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Author: Stephanie Carver