Introduction to Scratch. UC Santa Cruz CMPS 10 – Introduction to Computer Science www.soe.ucsc.edu/classes/cmps010/Spring11 [email protected] 13 May 2011. What is Scratch?. Scratch is a programming language and environment Designed to make it easy to learn how to program
Box of available sprites
Sprites are anything visual you see on screen.
Each Sprite has an associated block of program code.
This code controls how this sprite moves
Clicking on a sprite brings up its associated code (middle pane)
Script pane (code pane)
Drag and dropcode blocks intocode pane
Can be free floating, or connect to other sequences of code
Can also select and move code from code pane to remove
Double-click on code block to execute – you’ll see results in the upper right window
Click a button here to bring up different code blockshere
Different buttons in the upper left window bring up different programming blocks