First Steps in Scratch

First Steps in Scratch

Author: Lori Lind

To become familiar with a few of the blocks in Scratch and how you put them together to make a program.

Guidance through a basic Scratch program that utilizes motion, sound, looking, and looping.

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Scratch - First Program

Use basic building blocks to make a sprite dance, make sound.

Source: scratch.mit.edu

Independent Project 1

Change the code, add other things for Scratch cat to do. Experiment with the blocks.
Can you make him grow as he dances? Can you change the sounds, play music?