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Digital Patterns and Animation

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Computer Science
Instructor: Chris Buck
3-5 students
Suggested Ages: 11-15 years old
Meets: Wednesday, 1:00 - 2:00 PM, starting January 27th.

CLASS DESCRIPTION:

Explore the nature of programming and code by exploring and creating digital artifacts.

Topics include:

1) Design a self-symmetric object and use that object in a frieze or wallpaper pattern. Models include: 2D position, 2D rotation, rotational and reflectional symmetry.

2) Recreate the Game of Life, Pong, and Asteroids. Models include: clock time, ticks, 1D and 2D automata, and user interaction.

3) Create an animation. Models include: lighting, 3D meshes, color, and transparency.

Each section will run roughly 5 weeks.


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