Timer in app lab lesson 9 game

I have a student who is wanting to create a game in Lesson 9 of Unit 6 with a timer. Is there a way to do this? The student is wanting the timer to start with they hit the start button.

Hi @sarah.dudley,

I’m assuming you’re referring to CS Discoveries?

Here’s the documentation for App Lab, which includes commands that are not yet available as blocks in Unit 6 of CSD, but can be typed in if you switch to text mode.

Under “Control”, there are some functions related to time. I haven’t tried it myself, but I’d suggest using that as a starting point.


Here’s another thread that shows one example: