Monthly Archives: February 2013

Visualizing Asteroid 2012 DA14

This week’s middle school programming class takes a slight detour into astronomy, using Python to visualize the path of asteroid 2012 DA14 as it buzzes Earth this Friday 15 February, approaching within less than 28,000 kilometers (about 17,000 miles) of … Continue reading

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Hunt the Wumpus

<nostalgia>I had way too much fun with this.  After a discussion with students about mazes and various ways to represent and display them in computer programs, I ended up writing a Python version of Wumpus.  I don’t mean a 3D … Continue reading

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