Lesson 4.11: Games in Scratch, Gravity and Final Project

Learning Objectives:

In this lesson students will learn how to make their characters fall after they jump (gravity). They
  • Students will can practice using gravity by making a helicopter game.
  • Students will also begin a Final Project which may take more than one class period to finish.

Do Now: 
Watch: 

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Explore: 
Activity Part 1: Simulating Gravity in Scratch

To simulate gravity in Scratch we will introduce a new sensing block and the if/else block. The video below will help show you how to do this.

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Activity 2: Helicopter Game and Final Project

Now that we know how to simulate gravity, try to make a helicopter game by using this Worksheet

Once you feel comfortable with gravity and the helicopter game, you can move on to the Final Game Project. Try to be as creative as you can and make a game using all the tools we have learned over the past four days. Good Luck!

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Lesson 4.11 Wrap Up:
Reflection:

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Michelle Cernuto,
27/04/2016, 12:14
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Michelle Cernuto,
27/04/2016, 12:14
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