DK Workbooks (Paperback)

Scratch Challenge Workbook

By DK

DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley), 9781465456861, 40pp.

Publication Date: February 14, 2017

List Price: 5.99*
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Description

Perfect for budding computer whizzes ages 6-9 who are ready to move on from coding beginner projects in Scratch, this highly visual workbook is filled with challenges utilizing the free computer coding programming language.

A great second step after DK's beginner Scratch workbooks, DK Workbooks: Scratch Challenge Workbook shows kids how to create even bigger and better projects in Scratch through fun, hands-on learning experiences, but with the same easy-to-follow directions and fun pixel art. All they need is a desktop or laptop with Adobe 10.2 or later, and an Internet connection to download Scratch 2.0. Coding can be done without download on https: //scratch.mit.edu.

Kids can make their own music, build more intricate computer games, and even use their webcam to be a part of their own projects. This workbook is filled with open-ended projects that use art, music, sound effects, and math and can be shared online with friends. Kids can even test their coding knowledge with written vocabulary and programming quizzes at the end of each challenge.

Supporting STEM education initiatives, computer coding teaches kids how to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically, and is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. DK's computer coding books are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming.



About the Author

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK's extensive children's list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO(R) books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.