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[[File:2016 Microworlds.png|thumb|A mockup of a microword project.]]
 
[[File:2016 Microworlds.png|thumb|A mockup of a microword project.]]
  
At the 2016 [[What is the Scratch Conference?|Scratch Conference]], the [[Scratch Team]] announced plans for a project named '''microwords'''. A microworld is a [[Scratch]] coding environment with a limited palette of blocks. Microworlds are aimed to reduce the amount of blocks a Scratcher has to dig through, while keeping blocks relevant to a specific interest or goal, like animation. The name "microworld" comes from combining "micro" and "world", which symbolizes a world that teaches powerful ideas, yet having a limited scope.
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At the 2016 [[What is the Scratch Conference?|Scratch Conference]], the [[Scratch Team]] announced plans for a project named '''microwords'''. A microworld is a [[Scratch]] coding environment with a limited [[palette]] of [[blocks]]. Microworlds are aimed to reduce the amount of blocks a [[Scratcher]] has to dig through, while keeping blocks relevant to a specific interest or goal, like animation. The name "microworld" comes from combining "micro" and "world", which symbolizes a world that teaches powerful ideas, yet having a limited scope.

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A mockup of a microword project.

At the 2016 Scratch Conference, the Scratch Team announced plans for a project named microwords. A microworld is a Scratch coding environment with a limited palette of blocks. Microworlds are aimed to reduce the amount of blocks a Scratcher has to dig through, while keeping blocks relevant to a specific interest or goal, like animation. The name "microworld" comes from combining "micro" and "world", which symbolizes a world that teaches powerful ideas, yet having a limited scope.

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