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Introduction to scratch programming

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Introduction to scratch programming

  1. 1. Introduction to Programming with Scratch By Darren Cank and Patrick McGee Introduction to Programming with Scratch ©Darren Cank & Patrick McGee 1
  2. 2. Introductions Darren Cank Computer Scientist PGDE Student Patrick McGee Web Development & Big Data Specialist PGDE Student 2 Introduction to Programming with Scratch ©Darren Cank & Patrick McGee
  3. 3. Overview Computers follow instructions that programmers create to perform a specific task Programmers can either: Hand code the programs Use a Graphical Interface or an integrated development environment (IDE) Introduction to Programming with Scratch ©Darren Cank & Patrick McGee 3
  4. 4. The Scratch IDE The Scratch IDE uses visual blocks to construct the code 4 Introduction to Programming with Scratch ©Darren Cank & Patrick McGee
  5. 5. The Scratch IDE The Scratch IDE has different work areas to help programmers organise their programs 5 Introduction to Programming with Scratch ©Darren Cank & Patrick McGee
  6. 6. The Scratch IDE 6 Introduction to Programming with Scratch ©Darren Cank & Patrick McGee
  7. 7. The hello World Program First steps into programming we learn how to create a simple hello world program 7 Introduction to Programming with Scratch ©Darren Cank & Patrick McGee
  8. 8. Recap So to recap what we have learnt that: Programmers have choices About the Scratch interface And we have created a hello world program 8 Introduction to Programming with Scratch ©Darren Cank & Patrick McGee
  9. 9. Building a Game using Scratch In this next section we are going to create a game from scratch. Bat and Ball 9 Introduction to Programming with Scratch ©Darren Cank & Patrick McGee
  10. 10. Can we Extend or modify the program We now what to add additional features to our game. Spend about 7 mins to see if you can add to the game. • Maybe you want to change the colours • Increase the angle of the rebound ---- > let your imagination decide 10 Introduction to Programming with Scratch ©Darren Cank & Patrick McGee
  11. 11. Showcase your work 11 Introduction to Programming with Scratch ©Darren Cank & Patrick McGee
  12. 12. Summary Introduced the Scratch IDE and developed an understanding of the interface and tools. • Created a simple hello world program • Replicated the bat and ball game • Modify the bat and ball game to extend its capabilities 12 Introduction to Programming with Scratch ©Darren Cank & Patrick McGee
  13. 13. End Thank you for taking part in the lesson 13 Introduction to Programming with Scratch ©Darren Cank & Patrick McGee

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