Hour of Code: Escape Estate

Learn basic coding concepts to escape Dr. Breakowski’s mysterious mansion by dawn in this free Hour of Code lesson. Solve puzzles using computational thinking to unlock secrets, open trap doors, and reveal hidden clues. Follow the steps below to get started!


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Step 2: Get the Lesson Plan

The lesson page includes a facilitator guide with answer keys, solutions guide, facilitator training, and a video walkthrough. Click to watch the video.

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Step 3: Join an Hour of Code event with your classroom

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Step 4: Go Beyond the hour of code

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Prepare students to thrive and spark a passion for Computer Science with more training and fun Hour of Code content from Microsoft MakeCode and Code.org.

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