Scratch Level 1: Game Superstar

GS

Scratch Level 1

suggested for ages 8-11


Course Details

In this course, we introduce computer science fundamentals using Scratch's block-based programming environment. This course focuses on event listeners, loops, conditional statements, user input, Cartesian coordinates, variables, and message broadcasting. Read about why Scratch is the best beginning programming language for kids.

After completing this course, students are able to design and program their own games in Scratch, and are ready to advance to Scratch Level 2.


Course Curriculum

This course typically takes 3-6 months to complete. This depends on the student's dedication to homework, their previous experience, and the difficulty of course material. Our instructors move at the pace of the student, taking extra time to reinforce concepts as needed.

GS1 Starting in Scratch

GS2 Event Listeners

GS3 Pen with Event Listeners

GS4 Loops

GS5 Basic Conditionals

GS6 Advanced Conditionals

Check-in #1

GS7 User Input

GS8 X & Y Coordinates

GS9 Variables

GS10 Message Broadcasting

Check-in #2

GS11 Hedgehog Race

GS12 Asteroid Dodge

GS13 Master Project