Scratch Workshop Agenda overview:
- Introduction to Scratch and explanation of learning goals and activities
- Initial warm up project: “What can you do with 8 blocks?” and demo
- More indepth explanation and questions
- Individual projects
- Last 10 minutes: Gallery time! Show what you know!
Wrap up: What went well? What would you like to explore next?
Intro Project – 8 blocks
Main Projects – General
o Getting Started with Scratch
o Animate Your Name: click here
o Save the Turtle!
Main Projects – more advanced
Dragons and Butterflies (modified)
o make one sprite (butterfly that moves about)
o Insert into project that has the base for the rest
o Scratch files:
- Going deeper – Solving Puzzles
o Whenever you press the B key, the sprite gets a little bigger. Whenever you press the S key, the sprite gets a little smaller.
o Whenever the sprite hears a loud sound, it changes color.
o Whenever the sprite is in the top 25% of the screen, it says “I like it up here.”
o When the sprite touches something blue, it plays a high note. When the sprite touches something red, it plays a low note.
o Whenever two sprites collide, one of them says: “Excuse me.”
o Whenever the cat sprite gets near the dog sprite, the dog turns and runs from the cat.
o Whenever you click on the background, a flower appears at that spot.
o Whenever you click on a sprite, all other sprites do a dance.
o Whenever the score reaches 10, the scene (background) changes.
o Whenever you move the mouse – pointer, the sprite follows but doesn’t touch the mouse – pointer.
o Debug it projects