This program is designed to build the following character traits:
Curiosity: Children are fascinated by video games. So they are naturally curious about how they work. In a small class of a maximum of 4 students, an instructor can ask each student questions to help stimulate their curiosity. We know what questions to ask.
Creativity: RP4K students get a chance to customize their games. Nothing can be more creative than customizing your own video game! With a maximum of 4 students per instructor, each student can tell their instructor what they want to do, and the instructor can help transform a child's imagination into code!
This course introduces sprites as part of the base game, with basic animation demonstrated for multiple objects in the game. Students explore creating a classic arcade game while introducing their own unique ideas through customization. Explore Java Programming from the ground up with the help of Java Processing. Students in Java Pizza Bandit will be introduced to variables, objects, classes, loops, and key events to create effects of animation. Utilize the full power of Processing with Java in this beginner level course!