Programme (Code Smart - for 8 to 13 year-old)
MINECRAFT PROGRAMMING (LEVEL 1)
This course is focused on developing mods for Minecraft. By using drag and drop graphical interface editing Java code, they will create simple modding or even mini games within Minecraft!
Duration: 6 Hours (4 classes)
Pre-requisite: Some basic coding experience is preferred
@Hong Kong Science Park
Date: October 6, 13, 20, 27 (Saturday)
Time: 13: 45 - 15: 15 pm
Date: December 22 (Sat), 27 (Thu), 29 (Sat), January 5 (Sat)
Time: 13: 45 - 15: 15 pm
***Certification will be issued to whom complete all 2 Terms.
* Students need to own a Minecraft account (it can be purchased from convenience store or via minecraft.net)
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS MINECRAFT?
Minecraft is a three-dimensional game which allows children a great amount of freedom to explore and construct in its virtual world. Minecraft is the second mostly played game of all times just after Tetris.
WHY MINECRAFT COURSES?
Learning is most effective when children is engaged. Minecraft has indeed become a great educational tool thanks to its highly versatile nature. Children by learning advanced technique can exploit the maximum creativity in the game and can also learn basic circuitry concepts via Minecraft's red-stone mechanism.
Moreover, making Minecraft mods required Java coding, it is a great way to start learning programming.
WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?
The course is designed for children of age 8 or older who has no or basic understanding of Minecraft.
WHAT IS COURSE OUTLINE?
Level 1: Introduction to Minecraft Modding
Lesson 1: Introductory Tutorial
Learn different materials and build a house in the virtual world. And building music fountain using redstone mechanism.
Lesson 2: Basic modding
Learn how to create little mod that changes the behavior of Minecraft.
Lesson 3 - 4: Mini Game
Create a mini game in Minecraft by writing your own mods.
WHAT DO I NEED FOR THE COURSE?
Students need to bring a laptop (Windows or Mac) with Minecraft installed (downloaded from www.minecraft.net). Students also need a Minecraft account which can be purchased online from Minecraft website or via a redemption card purchased from convenience stores.
WHY LEARN FROM CODING101?
Coding101 is Microsoft's partner in Minecraft education. We were the Programme Partner and provided technical supports to Minecraft competition co-hosted by Microsoft and HKEdCity in Learning and Teaching Expo 2016 and 2017. We are also silver partner of a UK company Code Kingdoms to offer the best of Minecraft mod programming.