Intro to MakeyMakey and Scratch with @KarenBlumberg

June 20, 2016

12:30pm - 3:00pm

(Feel free to use @MakeyMakey #MakerEd #teach21 @teach21C)

Scratch Programming Environment

1. Use in your web browser: https://scratch.mit.edu

2. Getting started guide: https://cdn.scratch.mit.edu/scratchr2/static/__363b514c9165583d216684aff977fc77__//pdfs/help/Getting-Started-Guide-Scratch2.pdf

3. Starter projects: https://scratch.mit.edu/starter_projects

Makey Makey instruments

1. Piano site: http://makeymakey.com/piano/

2. Piano Scratch project:https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/2543877/

3. Paper piano tutorial: http://makeymakey.com/guides/pdfs/SketchITPlayIT.pdf

4. Guitar Scratch project: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/11170724/

5. More ideas: https://blog.adafruit.com/2014/06/23/making-makeymakey-instruments-designed-and-prototyped-by-students-makeymakey-makeymakeymonday

6. Video of Makey Makey guitar video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETgF0Mjq7Dk

7. Video of more Makey Makey instruments: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkPt9MYqDW0

8. Banana Piano: http://makezine.com/projects/make-33/the-banana-interface

Learn Scratch

Video Tutorials https://scratch.mit.edu/help/videos/

More videos https://inventwithscratch.com/

ScratchEd http://scratched.gse.harvard.edu/resources/scratch-lessons-shall-we-learn-scratch-programming-tweens

Scratch for budding computer scientists http://cs.harvard.edu/malan/scratch/

Using Scratch for digital storytelling

Books for learning Scratch

https://wiki.scratch.mit.edu/wiki/Scratch_Books

Purchasing at Sparkfun, get the 20% off Sparkfun Educator Discount

Standard Kit: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11511

Deluxe Kit: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11519

Non-stranded hookup wire as a combo pack https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11367

Non-stranded hookup wire as a single spool https://www.sparkfun.com/products/8023

To program a mouse click in Scratch:

Completed projects Using Makey Makey + Scratch

  1. Makey Makey Violin
  2. Flower Pianos

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