Scratch Games and Sims in Science Meaning Maker Studio, April 13 2017

Today you will...

  • Explore how to use Scratch to support science instruction through games and simulations
  • Learn basic game design concepts that can be applied in Scratch
  • Create a short science game/simulation in Scratch

Why Scratch?

  • Promotes computational thinking
  • Engages students
  • Intersection of various content areas and mentalities
  • Open ended platform
  • Free forever
  • Allows for student voice and choice
  • Aligned with engineering practices in NGSS
  • Can be used to create models, simulations, presentations, interactive projects, animations, abstractions, narratives, art, and more!

Let's see some examples

Are you Ready?

Go to

Lesson Plans and Resources

Created By
Francisco Nieto

Report Abuse

If you feel that this video content violates the Adobe Terms of Use, you may report this content by filling out this quick form.

To report a Copyright Violation, please follow Section 17 in the Terms of Use.