Have you heard of Scratch? No, not what you do to your itch, but Scratch from MIT the famous school for the curiously brainy people? If you have not heard, seen, or played with Scratch, then youâ€™ve been missing out. Because it is a lot of FUN!!!
Scratch Lesson 2: Animating a Sprite (Dance)
In Lesson 1, we created a sprite and also create four costumes: â€œfrontâ€, â€œbackâ€, â€œfacing leftâ€, and â€œfacing rightâ€.
In this lesson, we will make our sprite dance, and dance to the beat.
SCRATCH Lesson 3: Adding Sounds (Dance to the Beat)
In this lesson 2, we make our sprite dance. In lesson 3, I will show you how to make him dance to the beat. And not just to the beat but to the Hip-Pop beat!
SCRATCH Lesson 4: Create a Music Sprite
In this lesson 3, we make our sprite dance. In lesson 4, I will show you how to make him dance to the beat. And not just to the beat but to the Hip-Pop beat! (Note: the video below used Scratch 1.4. For instruction with Scratch 2.0, please read the article)
Scratch Lesson 5: Work with the Stage
In this lesson, I will show you how to make sprites move to certain locations on the Stage. The Scratch Stage uses X-Y Coordinate System that looks as follow:
Scratch Lesson 6: Create Music with Scratch and Audacity®
In this lesson, I will show you how to create a tune using Scratch™s Sound Tool Kit. Then I will also show you how to use Audacity to create a Scratch sound clip from a MP3 or WAV file.
Scratch Lesson 7: Understanding the Pong Game
In this lesson, we will modify a sample game named â€œPongâ€. We will add score, levels, and more balls to the game.
SCRATCH Lesson 8: Create a Cartoon Animation Part I
In this lesson, we will create a Cartoon Animation. We will first create a story line. Based on the story line, we will create sprites and scenes, and finally add scripts to put together the story.
SCRATCH Lesson 9: From Stories to Animations Part II
In Part II, I will show you how to add scene transition to your animation using broadcast message and â€œwaitâ€ control blocks.
Scratch Lesson 10: Game Programming Part 1 Movement
In lesson 7, we took a look at an existing sample game, The Pong Game, and we also had made changes to this game to make it more interesting. In lesson 10 through 14, I will cover what you need to learn to make a mini Super Mario game.