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Learn the properties of gravity by coding in Scratch

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No experience needed in programming. Tie together the idea that gravity accelerates and also learn the basics of coding. Scratch is a free online coding platform and I walk you through all the steps needed to make a simple program of an accelerating apple. Coding is a great way to introduce STEM into your classroom and this will help increase your confidence in its use.

What is provided?

1. A step-by-step how-to video showing how to code an apple accelerating downward in Scratch
2. A workbook with colourful steps on how to assemble the code (useful to laminate and hang in your class)
3. A worksheet for students to help them understand gravity and to synthesize the learning from the coding activity
4. An answer key for the worksheet
5. A step-by-step explanation of what the code does

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Scratch is developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. It is available for free at https://scratch.mit.edu".
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