Intermediate Robotics and Coding - Scratch and Spheros

This workshop is at Intermediate level and is suitable for students in Stage 3, 4 & 5.

Intermediate Scratch Workshop Summary

1. Create a Scratch Account:
  • http://scratch.mit.edu
  • Join scratch
  • Complete the three-step sign up process
2. Create a project:
  • Use Sratch Script blocks to create a project
    • Motion
    • Looks
    • Sound
    • Pen
    • Events
    • Control
    • Sensing
    • Operators
    • More blocks
3.Use Scratch Costumes

4. Scratch Studios
  • My Studio
5. Scratch Activities
  • Build a Band
  • Orange Square, Purple Circle
  • I't Alive
  • Debug It
  • Music Video
6. Scratch Stories
  • Characters
  • Conversations
  • Scenes
  • Debug It
  • Pass It On
7. Scratch Games
  • Starter Games
    • Maze
    • Pong
    • Scrolling
    • Score
  • Extensions
  • Interactions
  • Debug It

Intermediate Sphero Workshop Summary

  1. Introduction to the Sphero Robot - types, parts
  2. How to look after the Sphero - charging, safety
  3. Connecting to a device - iPad, tablet, smart phone
  4. Sphero Apps
  5. Sphero EDU App - Connectng the Sphero
  6. Drive Mode - Aim, Colour, Speed
  7. Drive Mode Activities
  8. Introduction to Block Coding - commands and attributes
  9. Sphero EDU Program Mode
  10. Block Coding for the Sphero - examples
  11. Coding Activities
  12. Coding Games
  13. Disconnecting and Storing the sphero

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