Student Resources

These resources have been selected for students to use in conjunction with the teacher's lesson plan. They include revision of topics covered in the lessons as well as extension into new topics.


Help - what does each block do?

Official Scratch Reference Guide

Getting started - A Step by Step Guide

Scratch for budding computer programmers This tutorial assumes a basic knowledge of Scratch and uses that knowledge to introduce some basic programming constructs.

Other pages in this wiki

Graphics, backgrounds and costumes

Using the pen tool

Music and sounds

Geometry and mathematics

Instructions for sample projects

Other resources

The Scratch interface (work with sprites, properties, scripts and costumes)

Make me move and bounce (move a sprite)

Change the background

Animated Sprites

Sensing: did I get hit,eaten or touched?

Broadcasts: communication between sprites

Variables: storing information