Alice is a programming which support the creation of 3D animation. Student can create a program to animate his or her own imaginative environment ( people, animals, objects & places). A student (Rathinavel) from 8 grade made a program in Alice ( find below) . He created a program which visualize the environment of seashore and the sea. Indeed, he is the first student who did full fledged program in Alice.
“Playing with snake is awesome” said by 7th graders of Udavi school. Last week they have started to assemble the robotic parts to build robotic snake. After the assembling, they programmed the snake to move around with hissing sound and to react if it finds any object in it’s path (using sensor) .
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Children demonstrating their understanding of fraction addition and the common mistakes they made when they kept forgetting the procedural step of taking LCM when in 5th grade they used to just add the numerators (the denominators were the same then).
A few of the many stories that were translated into scratch by the children:
A simple project with some basic work that most children are able to do
A video of children programming and learning from their attempts to make a finch robot drop a paper ball into a box.