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Text Animate Your World

TLF ID A003919

This activity invites students to explore coding an animation using a computer, a webcam and Scratch programming. Interactive animations allow learners to animate their world and their own movements. Students use a tool called video sensing that uses motion picked up from the webcam to start and engage with digital animations on the screen. The activity includes a list of tools and materials required, assembly instructions, inspiration and ideas, and encourages a tinkering mindset.

Educational details

Educational value
  • Teaching and learning
Year level

5; 6

Learning area
  • Technologies
  • Digital Technologies

Other details

  • Publisher
  • Name: Exploratorium
  • Organization: Exploratorium
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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Learning Resource Type
  • Text
  • © The Exploratorium,