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Programming for kids - Course 2 Bee Conditionals

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Let us take a look at the 13th stage of the free programming course 2 on Code.org. In this stage you need to help a Bee to collect nectar and make honey. You will learn conditional statements. 

There are 15 levels in this Stage. 13 levels are coding exercises and two are Q & A. In the following images you will find code for completing the level. Some of the levels may have multiple solutions. So don't be worried. Whichever way you complete a level is fine. However shorter coding is always preferred.

Programming for Kids - Course 2 Artist Debugging

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Let us take a look at the 11th stage of the free programming course 2 on Code.org. You can start this course by signing in your account from the following link

https://studio.code.org/s/course2/stage/11/puzzle/1

In this stage you need to complete a drawing displayed on the screen. This is a Debugging exercise. Some code is already written, There is a Step button which will execute one code block at a time. You need to find out the error in the code. You can remove a code block or add appropriate code block and complete the program.  

Programming for Kids - Course 2 Bee Debugging

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Let us take a look at the 10th stage of the free programming course 2 on Code.org. You can start this course by signing in your account from the following link

https://studio.code.org/s/course2/stage/10/puzzle/1

In this stage you need to help a Bee to find it's way through a Maze, Collect Nectar and Make Honey. This is a Debugging exercise. Some code is already written, There is a Step button which will execute one code block at a time. You need to find out the error in the code. You can remove a code block or add appropriate code block and complete the program.  

There are 11 levels in this Stage. In the following images you will find code needed for completing that level.

Programming for Kids - Course 2 Bee Loops

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Let us take a look at the Eighth stage of the free programming course 2 on Code.org. You can start this course by signing in your account from the following link

https://studio.code.org/s/course2/stage/8/puzzle/1

In this stage you need to help a Bee to find it's way through a Maze, Collect Nectar and Make Honey. You will need to perform these two actions using Programming Loops. 

In the following images you will find code needed for completing that level.

Programming for Kids Course 2 Artist Loops

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Let us take a look at the seventh stage of the free programming course 2 on Code.org. You can start  this course by signing in your account from the following link

https://studio.code.org/s/course2/stage/7/puzzle/1

In this stage you will learn how to draw different geometric shapes using programming Loops. If you master this stage you will be able to visualize and draw a number of beautiful patterns, diamond, circles, squares. In the following image you can see lines drawn at different angles

Programming for Kids Course 2 - Maze Loops

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This is the sixth stage of Course 2 on Code.org Code Studio.  In this stage you need to code your way through the maze. There are two themes in it. Angry Birds and Plants Vs Zombies. As usual the Maze image is displayed at the left panel. Code blocks are in the mid panel. And the workplace is in the right panel. Below you will see images of different levels and the code blocks used to complete them. Some Levels require Loops within Loops.
You can access the webpage from the following link
https://studio.code.org/s/course2/stage/6/puzzle/1

There are total of 14 levels in this stage. First 12 stages are Puzzles and last two levels are question and answers.

Programming for Kids Course 2 Artist Sequence

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This is the fourth stage of Course 2 on Code.org. This stage is about drawing lines, straight lines and angular lines using programming blocks. As usual an incomplete image is displayed at the left panel. Code blocks are in the mid panel. And the workplace is in the right panel. Below you will see images of different levels and the code blocks used to complete them.

Programming for Kids Course2 Maze Sequence

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If you had completed the Course 1 on Code.org you will notice that the stage names of the Course 2 are the same. The difference here are the blocks. In the previous course the blocks were marked with symbols, in this level they are written in words. Hence this level is more suitable for kids who can read. You can access the Course from this link https://studio.code.org/s/course2/stage/3/puzzle/1

Programming for Kids Course 2 - Artist Loops

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In this article we will learn about the 18th and the last stage of the first Course on Code.org Code studio. You need to have an account and be logged in so that your progress is saved in your account. You can access this stage from the link below.

https://studio.code.org/s/course1/stage/18/puzzle/1

We will be learning how to create lines and sketches using programming.

Programming for kids - Play Lab

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In this article we will learn about the sixteenth stage of the first Course in Code Studio of Code.org. This is called Play Lab - Create a story. This is a programming Course for kids in the age group (4-6). You can learn more about Code.org non-profit organization's initiative on their website.  

If you have already opened an account on this site, you can access this stage from the following link
https://studio.code.org/s/course1/stage/16/puzzle/1

Please feel free to complete the earlier levels. I wrote about them in my Marathi and Hindi blog. I am writing in English from this stage only. I felt it would be unnecessary as the course itself was self explanatory. But just for the sake of my readers, I will be writing in English from now on.