Super Scratch Programming Adventure! (covers Version 2): Learn To Program By Making Cool Games (covers Version 2) by Project The Lead ProjectSuper Scratch Programming Adventure! (covers Version 2): Learn To Program By Making Cool Games (covers Version 2) by Project The Lead Project

Super Scratch Programming Adventure! (covers Version 2): Learn To Program By Making Cool Games…

byProject The Lead Project

Paperback | October 13, 2013

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Scratch is the wildly popular educational programming language used by millions of first-time learners in classrooms and homes worldwide. By dragging together colorful blocks of code, kids can learn computer programming concepts and make cool games and animations. The latest version, Scratch 2, brings the language right into your web browser, with no need to download software.

In Super Scratch Programming Adventure!, kids learn programming fundamentals as they make their very own playable video games. They’ll create projects inspired by classic arcade games that can be programmed (and played!) in an afternoon. Patient, step-by-step explanations of the code and fun programming challenges will have kids creating their own games in no time.

This full-color comic book makes programming concepts like variables, flow control, and subroutines effortless to absorb. Packed with ideas for games that kids will be proud to show off, Super Scratch Programming Adventure! is the perfect first step for the budding programmer.

Now Updated for Scratch 2

The free Super Scratch Educator's Guide provides commentary and advice on the book's games suitable for teachers and parents.

For Ages 8 and Up
The Learning through Engineering, Art, and Design (LEAD) Project is an educational initiative established to encourage the development of creative thinking through the use of technology. Created by The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups in collaboration with the MIT Media Lab, the LEAD project promotes hands-on, design-based activiti...
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Title:Super Scratch Programming Adventure! (covers Version 2): Learn To Program By Making Cool Games…Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 9.5 × 6.81 × 0.38 inShipping dimensions:9.5 × 6.81 × 0.38 inPublished:October 13, 2013Publisher:No Starch PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1593275315

ISBN - 13:9781593275310

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Table of Contents

A Note for Parents and Educators
Stage 1: Riding A Flare from the Sun
Stage 2: Entering Deep Space
Stage 3: Trapped By Mona Lisa's Smile
Stage 4: Defend Hong Kong's Technocore
Stage 5: Penalty Kick In Ipanema
Stage 6: Race in the Desert
Stage 7: The Secret Treasure of Giza
Stage 8: Wizard's Race
Stage 9: The Final Fight ... In Dark Space
Stage 10: Epilogue

Editorial Reviews

"Reveals the power of this deceptively simple programming language...A fun way to learn how to program Scratch, even for adults."
—Boing Boing