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Animate a Biome in Scratch

In this project we are going to create an INTERACTIVE biome using Scratch!

Biome Web Sites

Use this web page to find videos, pictures, and information for each of your biome sprites. The first link is probably the best, so start with it and use the rest as needed!

 

Scratch programming tutorials

 

You'll need to learn some new Scratch programming tips and tricks.

Click here to open the Animated Biome Scratch Learning Guide!

Click here to see a sample animated biome created by Mr. Biggs.

Our Finished Projects!!

Click on a class below to see our finished projects!!

Rainforest

Tundra (done by a girl)

Tundra (done by a guy)

Tundra (with recorded sound)

Here is what your project must include:

one

Your STAGE should be a picture that represents one of the six biomes.

two

Three animal sprites from your biome. You will find the picture on the internet and create these in Scratch.

three

Three plant sprites from your biome. You will find the picture on the internet and create these in Scratch.

four

Each sprite should talk or think when you click on it. It should tell the user about itself. If you want to record what it says, that is even better! Do not put more than one sentence on each think or say block.

five

The animal sprites should move on the screen. Use the Glide block to do this easily.

six

Directions for the user.

Lego WeDo 2.0 Unit

Lego WeDo Unit!

After hundreds of hours of work, extensive testing in elementary classrooms, and several rewrites, we are pleased to offer you the use of our Lego WeDo 2.0 Mission to Mars unit. Following the storyline of a mission to the Red Planet, students are confronted by a series of problems they must solve by building and coding Lego models. Fully NGSS compatible, this is a perfect unit to use in third or fourth grade. Please take a look and try out this free resource!