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Tony Clarke

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πŸ‘©β€πŸš’SAVE THE FORESTπŸ‘¨β€πŸš’ - MakeCode Arcade

Students will learn about core programming and game development concepts while building a game about fighting forest fires. Save the Forest The last few summers have been some of the hottest on record and the forest service needs you to help keep fires under control. Use blocks to code your airtanker and set up tech so your ground team can help you save the forest!πŸ‘©β€πŸš’ Teacher or students go to page 1 and tap on πŸ”—. Watch the video on Fire Fighters. Then go to page 2 and tap the πŸ”—. Or the shortcut below. Go to the πŸ”—https://arcade.makecode.com/--skillmap#docs:/skillmap/forest As you work through the activity take plenty of screenshots of you successful code and game window tab.

5th Grade, 4th Grade, 6th Grade, Computer Science, STEAM, Social Studies
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS The MakeCode Arcade Hour of Codeβ„’ activities require students to have a computer with internet access. All activities run in the browser – no download or installation required. GAME DESIGN CONCEPTS Tile maps Sprites HUD (Head-up Display) Status Bar Art and Design Animations Effects PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS Events Variables and constants Loops Randomization TOPICAL CONCEPTS The impact of wildfires on the environment Common causes of forest fires How computers and technology can help combat wildfires

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