TV Episodes #1 - #14

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The TV series has 27 episodes - each are in 720p HD and are 28 minutes, 30 seconds long.

Be sure to watch the last episode which compares blocks of Scratch code against Java, C++, C, JavaScript, Python and Ruby, showing the kids they're ready to program in other languages.

This webpage has the first 14 episodes. The remaining 13 episodes are on the next webpage.

All 27 TV episodes are available on this YouTube Playlist.


The 1st episode introduces Scratch's environment and Vector Mode Editor:

The 2nd episode introduces loops, Cartesian Coordinates and the Say Block:

The 3rd episode introduces If & If-Else Blocks and the Bitmap Mode Editor:

The 4th episode:
  1. introduces Variables,
  2. introduces Events & Objects
  3. uses images of a napping cat to show how to upload backdrops, and
  4. shows how to change a Variable's value with its monitor's slide bar.

The 5th episode:
  1. introduces Variables for only one sprite ("For This Sprite Only" selection),
  2. talks more about Events and Objects, and
  3. imports and uses a sound clip.

 The 6th episode:
  1. has more loop blocks with 7 examples, and
  2. introduces the Sound Editor.

The 7th episode introduces:
  1. Numeric Expressions, and
  2. the Mouse Down and Key Pressed Conditional Blocks.

The 8th episode introduces:
  1. Boolean Expressions, and
  2. the Set Effect Block.

The 9th episode:
  1. introduces String Expressions,
  2. displays the range of color shades, and
  3. shows a way to use transparent color.

The 10th episode:
  1. shows more If and If-Else blocks with 5 examples, and
  2. shows how to set a sprite's Costume Center.

The 11th episode:
  1. creates a drawing program, and
  2. introduces the layering of sprites on the stage.

The 12th episode:
  1. introduces creating blocks with 3 examples, and
  2. explores the Move Steps block with a planet orbiting the sun.

The 13th episode:
  1. focuses on Events and Objects, and
  2. creates a clock using the Modulus operator.

The 14th introduces:
  1. Scratch's Video Multimedia from a device such as a webcam, and
  2. Scratch's Audio Multimedia from a device such as a microphone.

The 15th thru 27th episodes are on the next webpage.