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Scratch allows you to change the area behind your logo called the backdrop.

From rainforests to reefs, pollution and climate change affects environments all over the world.

In this video, you will add a backdrop to your logo that shows an environment that needs protection.

Find backdrops in the Scratch library, or download and add one you find on the internet.

If you don't know whether you're allowed to download images, check with an adult.

To add a backdrop from the Scratch library, select choose backdrop from library.

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Select a backdrop.

To add a backdrop from the internet, first find and download an image.

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and select images.

Search for an image.

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To find an image that fits the Scratch stage, select tools and change the size to 480 x 360.

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To find images you can use in Scratch, search for labeled for reuse with modification.

Once you find an image, download it to your computer.

If you don't know how to download on your computer, ask a neighbor.

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Then, return to Scratch.

Select upload backdrop from file.

And select the file you downloaded.

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To resize an image, click, hold and drag a rectangle around it.

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Then, click, hold, and drag the edges to the appropriate size.

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Great job!

Now it's your turn.

Select a backdrop from the library, or add an image from the internet.

Once you finish, return to this page to select another video.

Choose an Add-On

Say Something

Tell a story with talking letters.

Add Backdrop

Add an image or new landscape behind the logo.

Change Color

Create an interactive logo by changing letter colors when a key is pressed.

Bouncing Sprites

Animate your letters to make them bounce.

Change Scene

Add a button that changes the scene behind your logo.

Disappearing Sprites

Make a letter disappear.

Switch Costume

Change the style of a letter each time it's clicked.


  1. Watch the introduction video.
  2. Open the Starter Project below.
  3. Return to this page and watch more videos to customize your Earth Day logo.
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