Skip to content

Please update your browser

Your browser version is not supported by this site. CS First may not work properly. Learn more

1. Scrapbook Introduction

Transcript

(upbeat music)

Hello!

It's your last day of Google CS first friends.

I hope you enjoyed the club.

I know I had a great time.

Me, too.

Today you will build a scrapbook to celebrate you and your friend's experiences in CS First.

You will use computer science events to change the backdrop so it looks like turning pages in a scrapbook.

Scrapbooks contain decorative pages that allow people to share their memories and experiences with others.

A scrapbook might include photos and other mementos, such as newspaper clippings.

Announcements.

Ticket stubs.

Or flowers.

The scrapbook you build today will be a digital collection of your CS First memories.

People use computer science to collect, preserve, maintain, and archive digital artifacts.

Just like pasting them into paper on a scrapbook.

This is broadly known as curation.

Examples of curation include huge projects, such as digitizing the world's libraries.

Or there are personal projects, like posting on social media sites, Facebook and Pinterest.

Even Scratch allows users to curate their projects in the form of studios.

Today's project will give you the chance to share some things you've learned in CS First Friends, and reflect on the experiences you had in this club.

When you reflect, you think about what you learned and how those lessons apply to your own life and the world around you.

That way you can draw on your memories to guide you through similar situations in the future.

I know I do that a lot.

You sure do.

Let's look back at what we've done together in CS First.

Remember your first project, when you made a list of five things about your friendship?

Yeah, that was pretty fun.

And then in Two Truths and a Lie, you learned about conditional statements.

You also used loops to help imagine your friend's future.

In our story, you wrote about how you and your friend met using sequence code.

Then you created a text message story about your friendship in the future.

Don't forget making the high score for your cooperative game and using teamwork to build a company.

I guess we really do have a lot to reflect on in the Google CS First Club.

It's been really, really awesome.

Use today's project to reflect on what you learned, then create a scrapbook that shares those memories and reflections.

What was your favorite project in CS First Friends?

What are your best memories?

Is there anyone who you'd like to thank?

Those are a lot of good questions.

We better get busy.

Taylor will take you through the steps to build your project, and I'll see you in the last video.

Bye, Jason!

The next video will show you how to narrate the changing scenes in the starter project.

Now it's your turn.

Click on the starter project link and sign in to scratch.

Click remix, then return to CS First to watch the next video.

Next arrow_forward
Instructions
  1. Open the starter project.
  2. Remix the project.
  3. Sign in to Scratch.
Attributions
  • "Vintage Scrapbook.jpg" by Tulane Public Relations (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vintage_Scrapbook.jpg) -- Licensed by CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/) -- Image scaled up, cropping edges
  • "The Digital Public Library of America: An Introduction" by digpublib (https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_videoeditor&v=m0ngLBa4ewM) -- Licensed by Creative Commons Attrbution 3.0 Unported (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode) -- Video trimmed to need length | Audio removed | Video stabilized in some portions
  • "Happy Go Lucky" by Scott Holmes (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes/Music_for_TV__Film/Happy_Go_Lucky) -- Licensed by CC BY 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
  • "3 Ways to Scrapbook with Eyelets.m4v" by CreatingKeepsakesMag (https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_videoeditor&v=2o-Ovl-9ZRo) -- Licensed by Creative Commons Attrbution 3.0 Unported (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode) -- Video trimmed to needed length | Audio removed | Video scaled up, cropping edges