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  • Title Computer Science Concepts in Scratch
  • Author(s)Michal Armoni and Moti Ben-Ari
  • Publisher: Weizmann Institute of Science. (2013)
  • License(s): CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
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  • eBook: PDF (230 pages)
  • Language: English
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Book Description

This book will familiarize you with the Scratch visual programming environment, focusing on using Scratch to learn computer science. The book is structured as a collection of tasks. Each chapter teaches a new concept, but the concept is introduced in order to solve a specific task such as animating dancing images or building a game.

Each chapter starts with a simple task, but as soon as we solve one task, we add additional tasks to extend the existing task. The sequence of tasks will require a new construct of Scratch or the use of constructs you know in new ways.

About the Authors
  • Dr. Michal Armoni is Principal Investigator in Dr. Karl and Leila Ribstein Center for Information Technology at Weizmann Institute of Science.
  • Prof. Mordechai (Moti) Ben-Ari has been on the faculty of the Department of Science Teaching at the Weizmann Institute of Science since 1995.
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