|Star Wars Coding Projects: Using Scratch
Contributor(s): Woodcock, Jon, Hall, Jon (Illustrator)
ISBN: 1465464727 ISBN-13: 9781465464729
Publisher: Dk Pub
OUR PRICE: $15.30
Product Type: Paperback
Published: October 2017 Annotation: A step-by-step, visual guide to coding fun animations, games and sprites in Scratch outlines a variety of projects inspired by the Star Wars universe. Movie tie-in.
|Library of Congress Subjects: |
- Scratch (Computer program language); Juvenile literature.
- Computer programming; Juvenile literature.
- Programming languages (Electronic computers); Juvenile literature..
|BISAC Categories: |
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Computers | Programming
|Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11|
|Book type: Juvenile Non-Fiction|
|Physical Information: 11.00" H x 8.00" W x 0.50" (0.90 lbs) 95 pages|
|Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Dr. Jon Woodcock has a degree in Physics from the University of Oxford and a PhD in Computational Astrophysics from the University of London. He started coding at the age of eight and has programmed all kinds of computers, from single-chip microcontrollers to world-class supercomputers. His many projects include giant space simulations, research in high-tech companies, and intelligent robots made from junk. Jon has a passion for science and technology education, giving talks on space and running computer programming clubs in schools. He has worked on numerous science and technology books as a contributor and consultant, including DK's How Cool Stuff Works and Help Your Kids with Computer Coding.
Foreword Writer: Kiki Prottsman is Education Program Manager at Code.org and a former computer science instructor at the University of Oregon. As a champion for responsible computing and equity in both CS employment and education, Kiki works with many organizations to improve the experience of girls and women in STEM. She currently sits on the Advisory Board for Wonder Workshop Robotics, and is a member of the Leadership team for the Oregon Girls Collaborative Project. Kiki is based in Eugene, Oregon.