Moonhack Scratch — Notes for Club Leaders

Introduction:

In this project, children will learn how to use conditional statements and will create their own blocks

Resources

For this project, Scratch 2 should be used. Scratch 2 can either be used online at jumpto.cc/scratch-on or can be downloaded from jumpto.cc/scratch-off and used offline.

You can find a completed version of this project online, or it can be downloaded by clicking the ‘Download Project Materials’ link for this project, which contains:

  • Moonhack17-SolutionCode.sb2

Learning Objectives

  • Cartesian Coordinates;
  • Conditional statements;
  • Functions.

Challenges

  • “Change costumes” - using conditionals to change costumes;
  • “Adding a sound” - consolidating the learning of sounds;
  • “Change Background” - adjusting the appearance of the stage.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • If Scratchy the Cat goes upside-down, be sure the “set rotation style” block is set to left-right