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June 3-7, 2013 - High School

June 3-7, 2013 - Make your own apps with App Inventor

June 3-7th - Make your own apps with App Inventor Parent Show Projects

Have you ever wanted to create an application for your Android mobile phone, but don't have any programming experience? That's okay, because no experience is needed! With App Inventor, just drag-and-drop the programming blocks together like a puzzle to make the user interface and program. It's that easy. You can make apps that tell your fortune, let you smash a mole,and create a quiz. Never wonder again if there’s an app for that, because you’ll be able to create your own!

9:00am - Welcome and Introductions of Staff
9:30am - Pre Surveys / Camper Introductions / Logistics
10:00am - What is programming? What is the difference between an app and a computer program? Android vs. iPhone? What makes a good app?
10:30am - What is App Inventor? Setting Up the Phone, Computer, and Gmail Accounts | Resources
11:00am - Build Your First App (Cowbell)
12:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm - Complete and/or Extend (Cowbell),
1:30pm - Using Sensors (Music Maker)
2:45pm - Clean up

Important Links
App Inventor website
App Inventor documentation
ICE Education Portal
Project website

9:00am - Build Push Me
10:00am - Build Fortune Teller or Magic 8 Ball to Work with Random Numbers and Lists
11:00am - Do Mole Mash and/or Quiz Me (see
12:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm - Paint Pot (Part 1) (Part 2)
2:00pm - 3:00pm Work in groups to create an app

9:00am - Build NXT Control
11:00am - Start designing Original Apps
11:45pm - Clean up
12:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm - Swimming at CRC

9:00am - App Proposals and Critiques
9:30am - Work on Original Apps
12:00pm - Lunch
1:30pm - Guest Speaker from Admissions
2:00pm - App Presentations and Critiques
2:45pm - Clean up

9:00am - Work on Original Apps
10:00am - Algorithms and Program Development
11:15am - Lunch (Rearrange room)
12:00pm - Post Surveys / Finish Up Original Apps for Presentations
1:15pm - Group Picture
2:00pm - Presentations to Parents
2:45pm - Clean up

Materials: laptops, android phones, mice, chargers, App Inventor literature, NXT Kits (12)
Monday/Wednesday/Friday: Kyle and Madeleyne
Tuesday/Thursday: Kyle and Kamari

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