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Scratch Level 1 

Introduction to Scratch or equivalent experience is required.

 

This module builds on Introduction to Scratch in the Rover program and focuses on the concepts listed below. 

In this course we focus on building games and animations, many of them are aligned with developing mathematical thinking like patterns and geometry. After completing this course, girls will be able to design and program their own games and projects in Scratch. The girls will be ready to advance to Scratch Level 2.

This course will take 16 sessions to complete.

Topics covered

  • Event handlers

  • X & Y Coordinates

  • Directions and angles

  • Pen feature with Stamping

  • Loops

  • Nested loops

  • Conditional statements (if statements, if-then-else statements)

  • User Input

  • Comparatives

  • Mathematical Operators

  • Defining and using variables

  • Message Broadcasting