Learn to Scratch Gold Quest
Now that you are inspired, let’s talk about how you are going to create your animation or game. We are going to use a programming language called Scratch. The following information is taken from the Scratch website.
Animation: a way of making a movie by using a series of drawings , computer graphics, or photographs of objects (such as puppets or models)
Reason systematically: having, showing, or involving a system, method, or plan
Getting Started with Scratch
1. Go to scratch.mit.edu and create an account. Ask your teacher for specifics on creating an account login and password.
2. Check out the following video to start learning about Scratch.
This video shows version 1.4 of Scratch. We will be working with the updated web version 2.0.
3. Download the file below called, Getting Started With Scratch then go through all of the activities and create your own animated project. Ask your teacher if they want you to do this on your own, with a partner or as a class.
4. These 13 steps in the step-by-step interactive tutorial will help you better understand how Scratch works.
Completing this Quest
Ask your teacher how he/she wants you to submit your work for this activity.
I have completed this Gold Quest
ISTE and Common Core Standards
4. Innovative Designer
a. know and use a deliberate design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems
c. develop, test and refine prototypes as part of a cyclical design process