Demo Lessons

Scratch 1-3 Review

About this lesson
Learn how Scratch interface and features have changed and developed from version 1 to 3.

This helps students to bridge the gaps and find new blocks. Thanks to the arrival of Scratch 3, students can now share links to their projects, so that others can “See inside” their code, and run their projects, follow their stories and play their games.

Scratch 3: Moving Sprites

About this lesson…

In this lesson you will begin to create your game in Scratch 3. Your sprite must move LEFT / UP / RIGHT / DOWN when the arrow keys are pressed on the keyboard.

About this course…

In this beginner course, you will learn 4 ways to move a sprite then apply these to create your own game. Learn how to code Scratch to follow your mouse pointer, display sprites in random position and how to shoot objects that disappear when they are hit.

Once you have mastered the game, you will make your very own shooter or maze game. Add effects like sound, animation, interaction to show off your new skills.

Scratch 3: Moving Backdrops

About this lesson..

In this lesson you will begin to create your storyboard in Scratch 3.0. Your sprite must move left / right when the arrow keys are pressed on the keyboard.

About this course…

In this intermediate course, you will build upon the skills that you developed in “Moving Sprites” and learn various ways to change backdrops dynamically, based upon your location in the game then apply these to create your own game.

Learn how to code Scratch to show and hide backdrops, broadcast messages and interact with objects.

Once you have mastered the game, you will make your very own storyboard game.

Tinkercad

About this lesson…

Learn how to create virtual circuits and run simulations to test whether your components work as intended. This is an excellent STEAM activity, incorporating elements from all of these subjects.

Turtle Graphics with Python IDLE

About this lesson…
Learn how to download, install and run the Python Integrated Development Environment (IDLE), perform basic mathematical operations.

About this course…

Find out about integers, floats, strings and validation. You will also code Python to print “Hello world”. This course culminates with students creating beautiful geometric artwork using Turtle Graphics.

Use your creativity as you collaborate with others and communicate with other caring coaches in a community of like-minded course participants, thinking like a computer to solve problems and achieve your goals.

Earn a certificate of completion when you finish the course or a certificate of attendance, as long of your complete at least 2/3 of all the assignments.

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