conditionals

In computer science conditionals are statements that handle decisions. They perform actions based upon whether a condition is true or false. TechnoKids projects teach students how to build scripts that trigger actions using if-then, if-else, and if-elif-else statements.

Python Variables and Offline Coding Exercise

Young programmers need to understand the purpose of Python variables. In a program, variables store values that can change. They are very powerful. They can be used to count, create lists, store user input, report information, personalize the user experience, trigger an action, calculate amounts, and more! One of the best ways to learn about …

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Teaching If Then Statements, Make Real World Connections

Make real world connections when teaching if then statements to beginners. If then statements are conditionals. A conditional is an action that occurs if something specific happens. If then statements are used in programming to trigger a set of instructions. If then statements can be a difficult concept for young children to understand. To help …

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How to Create a Timer in Scratch, Game Design

Want to know how to create a timer in Scratch to set a time limit for a game? Follow the instructions to create a counter that tracks each second that passes. When a specific time is reached, the timer stops counting and the game ends. About the Scripts and Your Game The directions listed below …

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How to Keep Score in Scratch, Game Design

Do you need to keep score in Scratch? If yes, keep reading! The instructions explain how to track the points earned by a player each time it touches a target. About the Game The directions listed below explain how to add scoring to an existing Scratch project. The game should have with a player and …

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