Introduction to Scratch Programming Level 1 (ISL1/7-8) or equivalent is required for this course. 

In this course the girls will continue to explore the Scratch platform and learn about a wider variety of coding blocks that will enable them to make increasingly sophisticated games and animations. They will also develop their algorithmic thinking by learning and practicing coding concepts that they will use in the upcoming courses.

This course takes 16 sessions to complete.

Concepts explored:

Getting started

Event handlers

Drawing sprites and backgrounds

x-y coordinates

Angles and directions

Sequence

Loops

Importing sprites

Text to speech feature

Basic conditional statements (if statements, if-then)

Defining variables

Broadcasting messages

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