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Student Qualifications

  • Grades 4–12
  • Logical thinking and math skill
  • Facility with computers
    • Operating system and browser (download, install, unzip, move files around)
  • Typing ability

Class Description

Python is used for creating games, websites, and much more. Python is a real programming language used by professionals. Students will use their creativity and new programming skills to create projects like these (click to view the entire document):

Picture of getting started Jupyter notebook

Graphics

We will also combine Python programming with art using Processing, making creations like this:

Processing art work

Preparation

If you have no programming experience, it would help to first spend some time with Scratch or Tynker.

Before class, please set up your laptop for Python. If you get stuck, we can help you in class, but it does save time if you can be set up beforehand.

Adventure Game

Python Playlist

Source Code