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Moon Lander

Practice physics concepts with code

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Learn Physics as you Code

Moon Lander is a Game Builder course with that guides students on how to build a physics-based game. In the game, students use code and 6-9th grade physics concepts in order to help a spaceship land safely. Along the way, they will learn about the power of gravity, understand the meaning of thrust force and learn more advanced concepts in coding and game design. Try CodeMonkey's FREE hour-long coding courses to introduce your students to the basics of Computer Science in a fun and easy way.

Moon Lander

Students will build a physics-based game using code.
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learn physics with code



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17 Exercises

In 17 challenges, students will be learn the basics of Python and chatbot programming.


6-9 grade Physics concepts

Students 12+ will learn about the power of gravity and better understand thrust force.

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Real Coding

Students will code in Python, a programming language that has easy syntax and is widely used in the real world.

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Chatbot Interface

Students will master keyboard user-interface and game mechanics

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Standards alignment


Game Builder aligns to the CSTA and Common Core standards so you know you are bringing a quality curriculum to your students.

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