Computers ยป 7th Grade

Information, Tutorials, and Projects for the 7th Grade Computer class.

Helpful tutorials

Day 1 Introductions, class rules, and getting started.

Day 1

Course description along with class expectations of Safe, Responsible, and Respectful.

Course Syllabus

How to sign onto the computer using your System Account, Google account, Typing Web account, or GameSparkOnline account.

Account Sign-in

A collection of downloadable games that students have created. These can be run on your Windows computer at home by downloading and executing them.

Game Downloads

Class presentation on the key points of making a 2D Game Maker game.

Game Maker Presentation

This video describes how to create a "zip" file to turn in Google Classroom. This tutorial takes you through the steps you need to do to create a zip file, and then how to turn that zip file into Google Classroom.

Turning in Tutorial

Document that describes the class and the class expectations. Every student has received this on the first day of class.

Course Syllabus

Download and install Game Maker Studio.

License Key: A5CABF50-8592-0133-41AF-22000B088428

Download Installer

Projects

Game Maker Project #1

Using a tutorial create a Pong game in Game Maker Studio.

Resources for adding sound to your game.

Pong

Game Maker Project #2

Using a tutorial create a Break Out game in Game Maker Studio.

You can create your sprites, download existing ones from the Internet, or use the sprites below.

  • Animated explosion
  • bounce sound
  • explosion sound
  • laser sound
  • background music
  • Break Out

    Game Maker #3 - Side Scroller

    Using a tutorial create a platform game called Side Scroller in Game Maker Studio.

    You can create your sprites, download existing ones from the Internet, or use the sprites below.

  • Rocketship
  • Jellyfish
  • Boss
  • Cannon
  • Squid
  • Side Scroller

    Game Maker Project #4

    Using a tutorial create a PacMan game in Game Maker Studio.

    PacMan
  • Bonus
  • Monster 1
  • Monster 2
  • Monster 3
  • Monster 4
  • Monster 5
  • Player strip
  • Scared
  • Barrier
  • Pill
  • Power Pill
  • Wall
  • Background Tileset
  • Stick Man Animation Project

    Create a 2D stick man animation using Pivot, Paint, Audacity, and Movie Maker.

    Stick Man Animation

    Morph

    Create a morph of a picture of your face into a picture of another face. The objectives of this project are to understand how to use the WinMorph tool, learning the basics of simulated motion created through a series of still pictures, and understanding the concept of framerate.

    WinMorph

    Lego

    Refer to the Lego page for more details.

    Lego

    Sonic pi

    Sonic Pi music programming

    Sound

    Music & sound effects for game programming

    Sounds