Scratch is an online platform that allows users to create games, animations, interactive stories, and more, using block-based code. Scratch encourages students to solve problems, design projects, and communicate ideas.
Lesson 1: Let's Move
Introduction to Scratch animation and the basics of loops and sequences.
Lesson 2: Let's draw
Introduction to Scratch as a drawing tool and basics of loops, sequences and functions.
Lesson 3: Let's play
Introduction to videogame making and the basic of variables.
Lesson 4: Let's talk
Introduction to conditional logic and making a chatbot.
All about me: Lesson plan (8 hours)
Students will learn how to describe code, how to navigate the Scratch platform, and how to utilize Scratch resources. They will develop computational thinking skills and build a completely personal project called "All About Me".
About a Canadian animal
Students will learn how to work with the block programming language, Scratch, and create a short project about an animal that they can then share with friends and family.
After completing an introduction to drawing in Scratch, kids will be asked to imagine their own logos for 2067 and start a drawing project that they may complete in the workshop or continue at home.
Outerspace: The Darkest Dark
The children will learn how to work with the block programming language, Scratch, and create a short project about space that they can then share with friends and family.
Outerspace: Floating monkey
Our Code, Create & Celebrate Space! project for Science Odyssey 2018 invites students, teachers and librarians to learn to code a project with Scratch that introduces Canada’s work in space.
Burping in space
What happens when an astronaut needs to burp in space? Inspired by the book To Burp or Not To Burp: Guide Your Body Into Space by Dr. Dave Williams and Loredana Cunti.
Code, Create, & Celebrate Clean Water!
In this project, you'll create a game about a diver picking up trash in the ocean.
How to code an Earth Day video game with Scratch (Video)
#EarthDay is every day! In this video, we’ll show you how to build a Recycling Challenge video game using Scratch. Learn to create challenges, a scoring system, sound effects, and more.
How to code an Earth Day video game with Scratch
#EarthDay is every day! In this lesson plan, we’ll show you how to build a Recycling Challenge video game using Scratch. Learn to create challenges, a scoring system, sound effects, and more!
Celebrate iconic Canadian women by coding a video game with Scratch.
Let me introduce myself!
Tell your own story by creating an animation with Scratch.
#Kids2030 plastics challenge
Use data science and code to help prevent plastic pollution!