Week 1 (6/27-6/30) – Scratch and Microbit Control

Instructions (Part I): Click here and make an account with Scratch. Once logged in, click “Ideas” on the main menu then click the “Choose a tutorial” box below. Follow along with the tutorials to learn how to create the “Chase” game or the “Pong” game. See screenshot below. 

Instructions (Part II): Carefully follow along with the below video to create your own “jumping game” in Scratch

Instructions (Part III): Using what you learned above in “Parts I and II”, design your own, unique, modified game that leverages the up, down, left, and right arrow.

Instructions (Part IV): Carefully view the video below to understand the type of game you will be creating. 

Instructions (Part V): Carefully follow along with this link, and view the below video, to learn how to connect your Microbit to your Scratch program so it can be used as a controller for your car. 

Instructions (Part VI): Carefully follow along with this document to build your own Scratch-Microbit Racing Game. You will only be writing the code in this step. 

Instructions (Part VII): Make at least 10 modifications to your game. Examples include altering the Microbit control features to include button presses, changing sprite aesthetics, altering scoring mechanisms, changing allotted game time, etc. 

Instructions (Part VIII): Upload a clear video of you playing your modified Scratch game with your Microbit. Include a public link to your Scratch game in the “Write something incredible…” area. Type your first name in the “Subject” area. A QR code is provided for ease of upload. 

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