We hope that you’ll use the following short tutorials to get more familiar with Scratch as a wonderful tool in your engineering outreach!
The value of Scratch goes well beyond coding (although it’s wonderful for that too).
You will also find relevant & important links below.
Start here —> Why get started with Scratch, and how?
Now that you’re excited about using Scratch and want to find out more, the following tutorials will have you well on your way!
- Scratch.mit.edu – This is the main Scratch web site. From here you can join Scratch (create your own account to save your programs), click ‘Create’ to create a new program, or search for programs with a certain topic (e.g. ‘Happy birthday’) by entering text in the Search bar.
studio/tips/home/ – Scratch Coding Tips. This gives you step-by-step tutorials (e.g. Getting Started with Scratch), or ‘How to’ do useful things like Animation, Games and Stories, or a description of all the coding blocks.
- Scratch – About (mit.edu) Here you learn about the history of Scratch and why it was created, meet the inventors, and more.
- Scratch – Scratch Community Guidelines (mit.edu) – Scratch Community Guidelines. These guidelines show how to keep Scratch safe, respectful, educational and fun for all users.