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Science World has supported fun and engaging science education since 1989 with award-winning programming for BC teachers, parents and students. Our vast collection of resources are teacher reviewed, classroom tested and matched to BCs transformed curriculum by grade.

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Activities

Activity Length:
6 Activities
Activity Type:
Unit

Participants will use a friendly programming language to create simple video games and interactive videos. Participants will develop skills with increasingly complex challenges each week.

Activity Length:
1 hour
Activity Type:
Exploration

Students will create scratch logins, and then work as a group through the step-by-step introduction.

Activity Length:
20 minutes of instruction, 20-30 minutes for student activity
Activity Type:
Exploration

Explore what Cartesian coordinates are and use them in Scratch programming

Activity Length:
20 minutes of instruction, 20-30 minutes for student activity
Activity Type:
Exploration

If-then logic and loops are key parts of any computer language. In particular, these allow the construction of games with goals and scoring.

Activity Length:
20 minutes of instruction, 20-40 minutes for student activity
Activity Type:
Exploration

This activity introduces the idea of variables as well as the ability to have a program ask the user for input. Using variables requires a bit more abstract thinking than the previous activities, so be prepared to spend extra time especially with younger students.

Activity Length:
15 minutes of instruction, 15-30 minutes for student activity
Activity Type:
Exploration

The Data tab allows you to create and modify your own variables.

Activity Length:
20 minutes video, 20-30 minutes of student activity
Activity Type:
Exploration

By this point in the series, students will be ready to use the tutorial videos and guidelines on their own.

Activity Length:
1 - 2 hours
Activity Type:
Exploration

The final challenge for this series is to have students create an animation or a game of their own, using some or all of the skills they have learned.

Activity Length:
20 mins.
Activity Type:
Exploration

The ScratchJr cards featured in this activity introduce children to key coding concepts and computational thinking skills through offline activities.

Activity Length:
20 mins.
Activity Type:
Exploration

In small teams, students program a robot to execute a series of commands.

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