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Video Tutorials could be found under the Help tab, which was previously on the main Scratch header bar. They each described a way to do something with Scratch. There were 21 videos in total; 10 were Introductory Videos and the other 11 were Paint Editor Tips. The videos could be found here. They are now unused.

Note Note: These videos are now outdated, as they are about Scratch 2.0 - they are no longer linked to from the Scratch website. However, they remain available in links here.

List of Videos

Introductory Videos

These videos all make basic scripts that show many of the things that can be done with Scratch.

Make your sprite move forward

A video transcription is available here.

The first video in this category is called Make your sprite move forward. It describes how to use the Move () Steps block to make a sprite move, as well as introducing the When Green Flag Clicked block as a way of initiating a project.

Make your sprite spin

A video transcription is available here.

The second video is called Make your sprite spin. It describes how to use the Turn () Degrees and Forever blocks to make a sprite spin.

Make your sprite change color

A video transcription is available here.

The third video is called Make your sprite change color. It describes how to use the Change () Effect by () block to change the color of a sprite. It also introduces the When () Key Pressed block as another method of starting a script.

Make your sprite dance

A video transcription is available here.

The fourth video is called Make your sprite dance. It shows how costumes work and how the Next Costume block can be used to animate a sprite. It also demonstrates the Wait () Secs block and its use in conjunction with the Next Costume block. Next, the video uses the Play Sound () Until Done block to add looping music to the animation. The threaded task of having two scripts run at once is briefly explained.

Make your sprite follow the mouse

A video transcription is available here.

The fifth video is called Make your sprite follow the mouse. It shows how to use the Point Towards () block along with the Move () Steps block to make a sprite follow something such as the mouse.

Make your sprite glide

A video transcription is available here.

The sixth video is called Make your sprite glide. The tutorial begins by explaining the coordinate system used in Scratch. It explains the Glide () Secs to X: () Y: () block and its function in animations.

Make your sprite jump when you clap

A video transcription is available here.

The seventh video is called Make your sprite jump when you clap. It shows how two values, like Y Position and Loudness, can be synchronized to make an interactive project. By placing the Loudness block inside a Set Y to () block, the sprite will rise whenever there is noise coming into the microphone. It also introduces the () * () block to multiply the value given to the Set Y to () block and makes the sprite's jumps more erratic.

Make your sprite spin when you say something

A video transcription is available here.

The eighth video is called Make your sprite spin when you say something. It describes how to use if-statements and the () > () block to make more complex interactive projects, in this case with loudness and the Turn () Degrees block.

Make a simple game

A video transcription is available here.

The ninth video is called Make a simple game.

Make a story

A video transcription is available here.

The tenth and final video in this category is called Make a story. It shows how to make two sprites have a conversation using the Say () for () Secs block and broadcasting.

Paint Editor Tips

These videos all show answers to frequently asked questions about the Paint Editor.

Change the cat or other characters

A video transcription is available here.

Differences between bitmap and vector

A video transcription is available here.

Switching between vector and bitmap

A video transcription is available here.

Fill a vector shape

A video transcription is available here.

Erasing in vector mode

A video transcription is available here.

Drawing with reshape

A video transcription is available here.

Smoothing

A video transcription is available here.

Grouping

A video transcription is available here.

Layers

A video transcription is available here.

Backdrop into Sprite

A video transcription is available here.

Center of Costume

A video transcription is available here.

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