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• ## Scratch Tutorial – Colliding Clones Tutorial

Alex & Jordan in Computer Science Scratch Tutorial – Colliding Clones in Scratch Games & (more) Linear Search The tutorial below looks at how to create clones in Scratch and detect whether two different clones have collided with each other using a linear search algorithm. This is an extension of the first clones tutorial –…

• ## Scratch Tutorial – Using Clones in Games

Alex & Jordan in Computer Science Scratch Tutorial – Using Clones in Scratch Games & Linear Search The tutorial below looks at how to create clones in Scratch and detect whether they have collided with each other using a linear search algorithm. This tutorial is a step by step guide for students learning independently. A…

• ## Scratch Tutorial – Bug Spawner Game

Alex & Jordan in Computer Science Scratch Tutorial – Bug Spawner Game The Scratch tutorial below will show you how to create a bug shooter game in Scratch. This uses clones and a computer science algorithm called Linear Search to find and splat the bugs using our player character (and a few well aimed shoes).…

• ## Alex & Jordan in Computer Science – Pseudocode / Programing Challenge 3

Alex & Jordan in Computer Science – Pseudocode / Programing Challenge 3 Alex is setting up their next storytelling game for game night, writing an epic adventure filled with monsters and magic, and characters that are inspired by their friendship group. Except Alex is stuck. Naming the characters is really hard, so he turns to…

• ## Alex & Jordan in Computer Science – Pseudocode / Programming Challenge 2

Alex & Jordan in Computer Science – Pseudocode / Programming Challenge 2 Jordan has stumbled upon a practical challenge while lending a hand in the kitchen, and they’re inviting you to help out! Instead of helping them clean up, they want you to calculate how long it will take them. The kitchen floor is made…

• ## Alex & Jordan in Computer Science – Pseudocode / Programing Challenge 1

Alex & Jordan in Computer Science – Pseudocode / Programming Challenge 1 Alex has created a new game called “The Guessing Game.” It’s a quick maths game where the player must uncover a secret number that Alex has chosen between the numbers 1 to 100 (inclusive). As the player guesses, Alex will guide them, indicating…