Get hands on with one of the most popular programming languages for Games, animations and applications.
Scratch Game Making Workshop
What tools will we use
"With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century. Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. It is provided free of charge." Scratch Website
Whether its your first experience of coding or your looking to learn some advance features learn how to make the most of the scratch programming language to create simple games or applications.
Equipment and Software
The the latest version of the engine can be run completely within an internet browser, meaning there's nothing to download in order to get started, all you'll need is a laptop/PC for each participant.
What will I learn?
Coding fundamentals and possibilities
Develop creativity, logic and critical thinking
Discover exciting real world application of mathematics
Gain the knowledge to kick-start your own projects at home
Get hands on with some basic features of the engine and create a simple game.
Create a simple 2D video game exploring lots of key programming logic.
Game in a day workshop
Create a series of exciting and feature filled games
including animations, sound effects and difficultly curves
Game making academy
Create a different type of game or application each day, learn how to approach and overcome common programming challenges