The Homeschool Learning Lab is a series of workshops designed for homeschool students ages 6 to 12. The curriculum is divided into a different unit each month. Please plan on attending all of the workshops in one unit. Class size is limited. Registration is required.
Building games with scratch
December 1 Introduction to Scratch. What is Scratch? What are sprites and scripts? Learn the basics of Scratch with a few simple exercises.
December 8 Build the game, Fishball. You will learn how to build simple scripts to make a game, add sprites, backdrops and sounds to improve your game and how to keep score.
December 15 Build the game, Melon Bounce. You will learn how to animate a sprite by making it quickly swap its costumes, how to make copies of sprites and their scripts and how to use time delays to make your game more fun.