The Hour of Code is near! Today we received the email below explaining this year's theme; Star Wars!
Code.org has a brand new tutorial for the Hour of Code 2015, in partnership with Disney and Lucasfilm — featuring Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Work with Rey to guide the new droid, BB-8, through a mission. Then, join Leia to create and share your own game in a galaxy far, far away.
Try an early preview of Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code
Prizes for every educator — and a behind-the-scenes “Making of Star Wars” experience
There are 80,000 Hour of Code events signed up worldwide. Help your students join in on this record-breaking event! One Hour of Code can be enough to inspire the course of their lives. Join in.
- Every organizer worldwide will receive a gift card to Amazon, iTunes or Windows Store.
- One school in every US state will win $10,000 worth of technology for your school.
- One lucky classroom will win an exclusive, behind-the-scenes “Making of Star Wars” experience with the visual effects team who worked on Star Wars: The Force Awakens!
- 100 participating classrooms will win a BB-8 droid robots that students can program.
I couldn’t be more excited to share Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code with you today. Code your own game, share it, and tell us what you think.