Have you ever thought about how score is handled in video games? In this activity, students will set up a scoring system using variables in Fortnite Creative.
When was the last time you visited a skate park? What did you notice about the surrounding space? If it were up to you, what would you like to see in the park? In this lesson, students get to create their own interactive skate park in Twinmotion.
History can be even more engaging when you feel part of it! In the virtual history museum project, students share what they learn about history by navigating an interactive 3D environment built with Unreal Engine.
Lesson 1 | Have you ever wondered how developers create platform games that involve running and jumping, while hopefully not falling to your demise? In this lesson, students will learn how to build a simple parkour course.
Have you ever made your own obstacle course at home, outside, or in school or camp? In this activity, students will leverage computer programming concepts of collision detection and event-driven design to create an obstacle course.
Did you know you can learn computer programming concepts in Fortnite Creative? In this activity, students will learn to work with conditional statements by creating a lock-and-key game mechanic.
Have you ever thought about what would happen if different choices or actions occurred with regards to historical events? In this lesson, students will be asked to present a counterfactual history in Fortnite Creative.
Full of humor, wit, and based on simple machines, Rube Goldberg inventions are described as overly complex machines comprised of a number of automated actions to solve a simple problem. Students will learn about the exciting world of physics by creating their own Rube Goldberg Machine in Fortnite Creative mode.
We all visit parks! Some are small urban neighborhood retreats, others are large city oases amid bustling traffic and dense development. As students learn how to build a park scene in Twinmotion, they'll also learn that sustainability can enhance a community's quality of life and promote the responsible management of resources.
It’s the year 1268 and the Lord and Lady have contracted you to design their manor. Give them a home suitable for the era. In this lesson, students will learn how to create a beautiful manor house and at least one additional structure as part of the manor village.
Did the novel have to end that way? If you were the author, is that the ending you would have written? In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to reimagine and rewrite the ending to a novel. They will be creating a machinima (video) in Fortnite Creative mode to share their alternate conclusion.
Do you have what it takes to escape the Trivia Tower? In this activity, students will understand the basics of functions as they relate to coding through the use of the sequencer and a series of devices.
Let’s get visual! Breaking down historical events and understanding how history plays out can be complicated. By creating a timeline and laying out events as they happened, students will learn how to make understanding history a lot easier—and more fun too!
Have you ever thought about how geography impacts your gaming experience? In this lesson, students will learn how the geography of a location and a player’s preferences can affect the outcome of their experience. They'll also learn how to prioritize their wants while creating a game that is entertaining to their peers.
Are you a fan of soundtracks in games? Do you have musical scores that play in your head for hours after playing your favorite game? In this project, students will create a machine in Fortnite Creative to play their own custom music loops.
Lesson 2 | Many games include moving platforms to add a challenging and exciting game mechanic. In this lesson, students will learn how to build a game level with floating islands, using moving platforms.
Lesson 5 | Think about some of your favorite games. As a player, are you aware of your score or health? Can you easily view what items are in your inventory? In this lesson, students will learn how to add UI and HUDs to enhance the play experience and learn how to package and publish their game.
Lesson 3 | In games, power-ups allow the player to perform actions they might not otherwise be able to perform. In this lesson, students will learn how to work with variables to add power-ups, allowing the player to reach new heights.
Have you ever thought about how the geography of where you settle could impact your life? In this activity, students will determine where to build a settlement by analyzing the pros and cons of each location.
Lesson 4 | You’ve finally made it to the castle where you believe you will find the final treasure, but the door is locked! In this lesson, students will learn how to apply the understanding of conditional statements by adding a lock and key condition to a game.
Ready to take a thrilling ride? Roller coasters have been entertaining thrill seekers for hundreds of years. It’s hard to think of a better way to explore physics. In this lesson, students will use their knowledge of physics to build theme park rides in Fortnite Creative.
Create a fun and challenging game for your classmates in Fortnite Creative without breaking the bank! In this lesson, students will learn how to make important decisions regarding resources, structures, and game elements in order to keep their game under budget.