Make a Scratch Helicopter Game

Design a game to fly a helicopter over a city. WATCH OUT FOR BIRDS!!!

Fly through the air avoiding skyscrapers, birds & flying bowls of CHEESE PUFFS! In this activity, we'll make a challenging game. You will have the controls of a helicopter battling enemies & obstacles you choose. We'll each create our own whacky versions. Some experience with Scratch is recommended.

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Make a Scratch Helicopter Game
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1 Your Guide

Glenn Kachmar Learn more about me

Hello, I'm Glenn. I have had a lifelong interest in science, technology, nature, math, building things, & much more. Perhaps what makes me unique is that when I dress as a mad scientist, my friends tell me it's not a costume. Hope to see you in my classes. Until then I need to work in my secret lab on my d̶e̶a̶t̶h̶ ̶r̶a̶y̶ hamster maze.

I regret to admit that I have eaten a brain sandwich...

2 Materials Needed

The only materials needed will be a computer with internet access. We will be using Scratch, a free program created by MIT to teach coding.

3 Learning Focus

  • Communicating
  • Collaborating
  • Creative thinking
  • Critical & reflective thinking

4 Registration

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