Computer Project

Check out "Scratch"

  • With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.
  • Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.
  • Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. It is provided free of charge.

Newbie Know HowDiscovering Computer Science & Programming through Scratch: Level 1 Youth Guide

 Item: 01606Y

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This curriculum introduces young people to five fundamental principles of computer programming, providing a foundation for exploring and creating. Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. Each youth in a group should have his/her own guidebook. 

 In Discovering Computer Science & Programming through Scratch, youth interact with a series of tutorials and challenges within the Scratch environment. Young people can work on the activities individually, with partners, or in a guided instructional setting. Grades 6-8.

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coverDiscovering Computer Science & Programming through Scratch: Level 1 Facilitator Guide

 Item: 01607F

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This curriculum introduces young people to five fundamental principles of computer programming, providing a foundation for exploring and creating. Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. Each youth in a group should have his/her own guidebook. 

 In Discovering Computer Science & Programming through Scratch, youth interact with a series of tutorials and challenges within the Scratch environment. Young people can work on the activities individually, with partners, or in a guided instructional setting. This facilitator guide further explains the activities introduced in the youth guide. It suggests many "unplugged" activities. It also includes discussion questions, previews of skills and blocks introduced, and hints or suggestions to help youth better understand each activity and concept. Grades 6-8.

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Please note:

Discovering Computer Science & Programming through Scratch: Level 2 and 3 will be available by the end of 2017.

Member and Leader Materials
Discovering Computer Science & Programming through Scratch: Level 1 Youth Guide
Discovering Computer Science & Programming through Scratch: Level 1 Facilitators Guide
Bundle of Youth and Facilitators guides
4-H Computer Project Record (861-07R) fillable pdf or printable pdf 

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