TECHBRARIAN

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Obesity Maze Remix

December9

Obesity is  a HUGE problem in our community. It’s about more than just a big belly.  Because of obesity, more kids and adults than ever before are getting diabetes and are living shorter lives due to heart problems, cancer, and many other diseases.  Obese people often have trouble sleeping, playing sports, and miss out on school […]

Scratch Maze

December9

Here’s the deal.  Making a serious game about a social issue isn’t easy.  So we’re going to make one together the first time around.  Later on this year, you’ll be making one by yourself.  The game we’re going to make is about obesity.  Before we get started with it, let’s create a maze game.  Once […]

Assignment 18: Scratch- Walking

January10

It’s time to put your inner artist to work!  Instead of having the Scratch cat do all our walking, let’s create our own walking character.  To help you draw, click on one of the images below:   Below is a tutorial on how to do it. Remember: YOUR DRAWINGS DO NOT HAVE TO BE PERFECT!

Rock-Paper-Scissors

March7

Recently, I saw a cool game on New York Time’s Website.  It had you playing Rock-Paper-Scissors against a smart computer.  For this challenge, create a Rock-Paper-Scissors game using Scratch.  Click HERE for Part 1 Directions.  Click HERE for Part 2 Directions.  Also, feel free to re-mix THIS game. If you don’t feel like making the Scratch […]

Car Race

February8

Start your engines…it’s time to create your own two player car race.  In Part 1 you’ll be making 2 race cars and a track.  If either car crashes it has to go back to the beginning.  In part 2, You will make a checkered finish line.  If either car passes it they will gain a […]

Pong!

November4

Hey there Scratchers! Usually Mr. Lahana designs his own lessons, but I found a pretty good one from Nebo Elementary School last week.  Do your best to follow it and you should have a Pong game in no time.  BUT this assignment requires that you add at least two special features to your Pong game […]

Assignment 6 (7th and 8th Grade), Assignment 9 (6th Grade): Make a Maze Game

October10

In your Aquarium assignment you learned to make Sprites move and become animated. But each of your fish acted like the others didn’t exist.  Now it’s time to learn how to make Sprites interact with each other. In this assignment you will make a maze runner that must not touch the lines of the maze.  If it […]

Make a Maze Game

October10

In your Aquarium assignment you learned to make Sprites move and become animated. But each of your fish acted like the others didn’t exist.  Now it’s time to learn how to make Sprites interact with each other. In this assignment you will make a maze runner that must not touch the lines of the maze.  If it […]

Self-Portrait

September25

Mirror mirror on the wall… In this Scratch assignment create a self-portrait  that talks!  Have your self-portrait answer the following questions: 1) If you could know one thing about your future, what would it be? 2) Where do you go when you feel the need to get away? 3) What song’s lyrics best describe your […]

Assignment 2 (7th and 8th Grade), Assignment 4 (6th Grade)- Make an Aquarium using Scratch

September19

So you all know what an aquarium looks like right?  If you forgot, click HERE to see a quick video of one.  In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create backgrounds, sound, and movement in Scratch. Click HERE for Part 1 Click HERE for Part 2 Click HERE for Part 3 Click on the picture […]

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