8-10 yrs old
11-13 yrs old
14-18 yrs old
Students will learn about events and event handlers, which are important concepts in computer science and can be found in all programming languages.
October 2, 2020
Coding with Minecraft 2-Events-Presentation
Coding with Minecraft 2-Events-Educator guide
Coding with Minecraft 2-Events-Student workbook
Events Overview Video
All of the following lessons are approximately 45-60 minutes, depending on how much time you give students to explore the coding activities.
Lesson A: Introduction to events
Lesson B: Coding with events
Lesson C: Linking events
Lesson D: Get creative with events
Please review the Coding With Minecraft Course Overview document that is attached for additional details.
In this unit, students will learn about events and event handlers, which are important concepts in computer science and can be found in all programming languages. They will start with a fun unplugged activity that demonstrates cause and effect, and how events trigger actions in the real world. Next, they’ll get hands-on with MakeCode in Minecraft, and finally, you’ll challenge them to create their own MakeCode projects that use events to activate different parts of the program.
By the end of this unit, students will be able to:
Please review the Assessment Guide for additional details.
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