App Development: Game Salad

This course is designed for boys and girls with no programming or app development experience. The camp will use GameSalad to give the first experience of creating games for mobile platforms. Campers will learn basic computer science concepts while creating apps that might get published in mobile application stores.

Course ID: CSE104

Grades: 3-5

Complexity: Simple to Medium

Topics Covered

  • Program Design
  • Loops (Iteration)
  • Conditional Statements
  • Boolean Logic
  • Variables
  • Arrays (Lists)
  • Events
  • Synchronization and Coordination
  • Dynamic Interaction
  • Random Numbers
  • Planning and Debugging

Camper’s Portfolio

  • Game App
  • Possibly published in mobile application stores, including App Store and Google Play Store
  • Documentation
  • Inspired Future Work