ANIMATE A NAME

ANIMATE A NAME

Overview

Animate a Name is a one-hour activity designed to be completed within 15-60 minutes. In this activity students use code to bring a name to life through animation, sound and music. It can be a nickname, the name of a favorite sports team, place, activity or anything else kids can think of.


Examples


Learning Objectives

“Animate a Name” will help kids get comfortable with coding. After completing this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Be familiar with the Scratch block-based programming language.
  • Learn important computer science concepts, like events, sequencing and loops.
  • Create an animation project in Scratch

Computer Science Topics Covered

  • Control structures: Sections of code that order the direction or flow of how a program functions. Control structures include conditionals and loops.
  • Debugging: The process of identifying and fixing error(s) in a program when it is not functioning as expected.

Change Color

Code


Grow and Shrink

Code


Draw a Letter

Code

Spin


Code


Bounce

Code


Wave

Code


Bounce Everywhere

Code


New Backdrop

Code


Say Something

Code for Sprite-1

Code for Sprite-2


Sprite Dance

Code


Add Background Music

Code


Play a Beat

Code

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