CS2N Tour Stop: Scratch
CS2N is proud to introduce MIT's Scratch, a program software that allows you to create interactive stories, games, music and art to share with the world!
Scratch's programing language uses blocks of colors and shapes to represent the different aspects and parts of coding. When using Scratch, the blocks snap together to form separate scripts into one which leads to animation and interactivity. This drag-and-drop method makes it easy to see, edit, and test the scripts.
Here at CS2N, we have a competition set up to put your Scratch skills to the test! Our competition, Of Mice and Monsters allows you to animate characters such as bunnies, mice, dinosaurs, zombies and more! All you have to do is submit your entry and evaluate other participants' work to earn CS2N badges for animating a cuddly critter, or ferocious fiend!
Aside from competitions, CS2N also has tutorials for Scratch in our Learn section! Enroll for free today!
Scratch is developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab, with financial support from the National Science Foundation, Microsoft, Intel Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Google, Iomega, and MIT Media Lab research consortia.