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MIT Scratch with Arduino
Sunday, April 10, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)
MIT's Scratch is a visual, block-based programming language that enables everyone, especially young people, to create sophisticated and interactive computer programs without having to know a syntax, text-based languages. Scratch users can create games, visualizations, animations, and music. In this 3 hour class you will learn how to write Scratch Programs and also how to control them with an Arduino board using S4A (Scratch 4 Arduino). This class is ideal for teachers and for parents who wish to teach physical computing to students ages 8 and up. No prior programming experience or knowledge of Scratch is necessary. You must bring a laptop in order to take the class. Please bring an Arduino, a breadboard, and sensors if you have them. If you don't, you may purchase an Arduino and breadboard/sensor kit from us.