Create a simulation!
This challenge has been written by and is part of the EU CODE WEEK CHALLENGES.
Target Audience
  1. Students (6-12)
  1. Beginner
  1. 1 hour
Recommended Materials
  1. The tutorial
  1. To learn about simulations while introducing the following variables: creating a crowd, recovery rates, wearing masks, and vaccines.
  2. To activate prior knowledge about virus outbreaks in the real world that will apply to a fictitious scenario.
Create a simulation! Write code to create and run your own simulation of the virus outbreak at Monster Town. Learn to code and make predictions about what will happen to the neighbors of Monster Town.
  • Instructions are shown as videos within the tutorial and also written at the top of each level.
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Complete all the Challenges
Challenge completed? Print the bingo card and mark the little white bubble on the top left
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When you are finished, you can share your simulation with others. Share your message about what you think we can do to help keep others healthy when a virus comes to town.
Click here to download this challenge as a word document.