How to Code a Rollercoaster
Pearl uses code to keep track of her tokens at the amusement park and calculate when the roller coaster line is shortest.
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Topics and Themes:
Computers and Coding, Hacking, Robots, Amusement Park Rides, Variables, If-Then Sequences, Other Math and Logic Concepts
Pearl and Pascal take their coding adventures to the amusement park in this follow-up picture book from our Girls Who Code program!
Pearl and her trusty rust-proof robot, Pascal, are enjoying a day out at the amusement park. Spinning teacups, ice cream, and, of course: roller coasters! Through the use of code, Pearl and Pascal can keep track of their ride tokens and calculate the perfect moment to get a spot on the biggest ride of them all―the Python Coaster.
Variables, if-then-else sequences, and a hunt for a secret hidden code make this a humorous, code-tastic day at the amusement park!