It’s Computer Science Week
What is Coding?
Join in the world wide
HOUR OF CODE
Which project will you choose?
Get your Headphones ready
(Rating – Easy)
Go on a quest for candy
(Rating – Medium)
Code a Dance Party
(Rating – Medium if you play games)
Saving Christmas with Code
Animating with Google Slides
1. Watch the video, then open the Scratch Junior App and explore its functions. What can you do?
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2. Try these Scratch Activities on your iPad.
NOTE: You will need to have both your computer screen and your iPad open in front of you.
(HINT: Read the instructions and follow directions carefully!)
Go to ACTIVITIES Page
Follow the directions to make each program
*** Take a screenshot of your work at the end of each activity.***
Simple Maze Activity
Challenge 1: Create your own drawing of a maze using the grid and drawing tools. Add sprites and houses.
Write code to get each sprite to the blue house.
Challenge 2 : Write a code to race the characters to the blue house. Which one will win?
Challenge 3: Create a new maze game with different sprites and race them to a different goal.
The Hare and the Tortoise
TASK : Create a Scratch Game about a race based on the story of Hare and the Tortoise.
What code pieces might you use to make the hare stop to rest? (Remember, he has to wake up and try to catch the tortoise)
You can choose different sprites to represent the hare and the tortoise.
Create a track or maze with a finish line.
Write your code then, test it and improve it or debug if necessary.
Extension Activity – Do you know how to make the race go through 2 backgrounds?
NEW TASK – Create a STORY in Scratch Junior
Watch Examples –
*Think about what your story could be about. Make a plan. http://bit.ly/2rfF0s8
*Use speech bubbles and/or the microphone to record your voice or sounds.
*Make your story use more than one backdrop
*Create a new character/Sprite OR change an original sprite (see Halloween example)
*Use your character in your story
Create a GAME in Scratch Junior
*Make a game that reads the word out loud when touched by the user
*Shoot the ball in the hoop to score a goal.
*Mini Golf – Hit the ball into the hole
*Explode the object
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National Day of Action against Bullying
Here are Grade 3s posters to support anti-bullying at St Robert’s.
Learn to Code
Click on the image to go to the site
and learn to code with Marco or Sophia
How Cybersafe are you?
Play the Safety Land Game
CLICK on the image to go to the site
What did you learn about Bee-Bots?
What was your favourite activity?
How did Bee-Bots help you learn to code?
Use the PADLET to write your answers.
Click on the picture. Hunt for the Eggs
Click on the picture to try the Easter Word Search
Click on the picture to try the Easter Crossword
Click on the picture to make an Easter egg
Try these Easter activities – Spot the difference and others