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April School Holiday Scratch Computer Programming Camp – April 20, Thursday, 930am – 1230pm

At Epping North Public School, we will be running a Scratch Holiday Camp, great for Beginners to Advanced Scratch coders.

If you are new to Scratch, this camp will be great for you to get to know Scratch, and start creating your own stories or designing simple interactive games.

If you are familiar with Scratch, then use this time to extend your knowledge and have fun creating games with extended Scratch script blocks and concepts.

There will be an array of different Scratch projects to create, from the basics to more advanced Scratch coding.

Your kids can choose the different Scratch projects to tackle and explore, and all of the Scratch projects’ lesson plans will be available to support their creativity and exploration.

Some examples of Scratch projects to explore are:

  1. Getting Started with Scratch – BEGINNERS

  • Start Moving
  • Add a Sound
  • Start a Dance
  • Again and again
  • Say Something
  • Green Flag
  • Change Colour
  • Key Press
  • Add a Background
  • Add a Sprite
  • Explore

2.  How to write games, animations and stories using Scratch – MEDIUM to ADVANCED

a. Under the Sea Project

  • Mathematical Skills / Concepts
  • Scratch features
  • Curricular Links
  • Problem solving
  • XY Co-ordinates
  • Moving Left & Right, Up & Down

b. In the Jungle Project

  •  Mathematical Skills / Concepts
  • Scratch features
  • Curricular Links
  • Problem solving
  • XY Co-ordinates
  • Angles, Glide and Turn
  • Art & Science

c. Battle of the Bands Project

  • Mathematical Skills / Concepts
  • Scratch features
  • Sequencing
  • Time
  • Importing & Using Sounds
  • Mathematics
  • Music

d. A Cartoon About Me Project

  • Mathematical Skills / Concepts
  • Scratch features
  • Curricular Links
  • Problem Solving
  • Importing Pictures & Editing
  • Mathematics, Arts & Geography

e. In the Garden Project

  • Mathematical Skills / Concepts
  • Scratch features
  • Curricular Links
  • Problem Solving
  • Using Pen features
  • Drawing & Repeated Drawing
  • Mathematics, Art

f. Mini Game Design Project

  • Mathematical Skills / Concepts
  • Scratch features
  • Problem Solving
  • Variables
  • Time Variable
  • Sensing
  • Mathematics, Art and Language

MORE INFORMATION:

  • Limited to maximum of 12
  • Each attendee will be provided with their own laptop to use during the camp with WIFI connection
  • Attendees should come to the camp with an enthusiasm to learn and explore Scratch.
  • A short 20 minute break will be had where the kids can have a snack.
  • Each attendee should bring a bottle of water and a nutritious snack.
  • If you are new to Scratch, then an online Scratch account will be set up which is Free and available to use at anytime.

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