Kodu Course

Kodu Gaming
Duration 20 Hours

Kodu lets kids create games on the PC and Xbox via a simple visual programming language. Kodu can be used to teach creativity, problem solving, storytelling, as well as programming. Anyone can use Kodu to make a game, young children as well as adults with no design or programming skills. The topics we cover in this curriculum are as follows : -

1. Creating different types of landscape for the gamming arena.

2. How to use controllers to move character, create paths, and set behaviors.

3. How to Make different types of clones and creatables in game arena.

4. How to make unique stories and characters and giving mood and tone to the characters.

5. How to give strategy to the characters in the game.

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Kodu lets kids create games on the PC and Xbox via a simple visual programming language. Kodu can be used to teach creativity, problem solving, storytelling, as well as programming. Anyone can use Kodu to make a game, young children as well as adults with no design or programming skills. The topics we cover in this curriculum are as follows :

1. How to create different types of landscape for the gamming arena.

2. How to use controllers to move character, create paths, and set behaviors.

3. How to Make different types of clones and creatables in game arena.

4. How to make unique stories and characters and giving mood and tone to the characters.

5. How to give strategy to the characters in the game.

6. How to Change behaviors of the characters.

7. How to use features of power up’s,health and timer.

8. More on scoring- Basics to communications.

After getting the basic concepts of kodu software students are able to get basic idea of successfully building their own app.

Introduction to Basic Electronics:

  • To familiarize the electronic components
  • Resistance,Capacitors,Diode etc.
  • Basic Principle of Voltage and current
  • What is Voltage Regulator
  • To familiarize with Motors, Servo,LEDs

Introduction to Robotics:

  • What is Robots and its working
  • How Robots work
  • Fundaments of Robotics Requirements

Computer Software

  • To familiarize with Robotics Software(Arduino ide)
  • How can do programming in C
  • What are the Basic Syntax and Drivers
  • Designing Algorithm of Robots

Introduction and Hands-on Practical’s on Robotics Kits and Hardware:

  • Designing and developing Wired and Wireless Robot.
  • Concepts and developing of Line Follower Robot
  • Introduction and Interfacing of Different Sensors and Motors.

Robots Development and Competition

  • Mobile Operated Robot
  • Line Follower Robot
  • Edge Avoider Robot
  • Wired Robot
  • Obstacle Avoider Robot

After completing training Students will be able take a part in Robotics Competition and Design Own robot what they learn, Winners of Competition will get exciting Prize Certificate from NSDC and many more.

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Students will learn, understand and know the following -

  • What is Robotics and Basic Electronics Component
  • How to design robots for specific activities and scenarios
  • How to use arduino ide and arduinoprogramming software
  • Gears, pulleys, torque, friction, timing, sensors, and program loops
  • To design, develop and complete robotic activities and challenges

Student /Teacher Expectations

This course is designed for the beginning to intermediate level computer user who has some experience using the computer. Students will work in-groups and teams to complete various course assignments and projects (challenges). Students will be expected to self-motivated and stay on task with all lectures, web based instruction and activities.

Student Data Storage

Each student will be given disks and space on the school server to store their robotic programs and activities. Students are responsible for backing up all of their work and maintaining their data.

Computer Hardware and Software

All students will be expected to take care of and respect all school computer hardware and software while in their use. Students will have access to computers, arduino ide and Arduino development board. We need at least dual core processor computer and Projector.

Robotics Kits

Each Robotics kit will be inventoried by each groupbefore and after each lecture. Student are responsible for all of the robotics Kit, parts, batteries and any other materials that are needed to complete your kit.