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Computer Bible Games for Microsoft Small Basic is designed to help beginner Christian school students understand Small Basic programming concepts while developing fun and simple learning games and Computer Bible Games. Microsoft Small Basic is a simple BASIC programming environment designed specifically for kids to help prepare them for more complex programming languages like Visual Basic, Visual C# and Java. Small Basic also includes a graduate code button which automatically converts the student's source code into Microsoft Visual Basic.The Computer Bible Games for Small Basic tutorial consists of 13 chapters explaining (in simple, easy-to-follow terms) how to build Small Basic applications. You will learn about program design, text window applications, graphics window applications and many elements of the Small Basic language . Numerous examples are used to demonstrate every step in the building process. The tutorial also includes several detailed computer programs to illustrate the fun of Small Basic programming. The Computer Bible Games for Small Basic Tutorial includes the following Computer Bible Games that your student can learn to program and play in Microsoft Small Basic: Noah's Ark, Daniel and the Lions, Elijah and the Ravens, The Good Shepherd, The Prodigal Son, The Lost Coin, and Bible Scamble.The learning programs include a unit conversion program, savings calculator, a sub-sandwich builder, a cardwars game, a number guessing game, a state capitals game, a times table program, a stop watch, a simple drawing program, fun logic games and a fun video game. Finished programs can even be published on-line to share programs with others.No programming experience is necessary, but familiarity with doing common tasks using a computer operating system (simple editing, file maintenance, understanding directory structures, working on the Internet) is expected. The course requires Windows 7, XP, or Vista, ability to view and print documents saved in Microsoft Word format, and the Microsoft Small Basic development environment (Version 0.9 or higher).