Try This: Drawing Squares and Circles with Scratch
Let’s draw a square using the Scratch coding language.
Go to scratch.mit.edu and click on Create. Compose the code below.
Now edit and run the code to get this pattern.
Draw circles with Scratch
Enter this code to draw a circle.
Enter this code to draw a circle faster.
Make a block with Scratch
- in the Scripts menu, click on More Blocks
- click on New Block
- in the dialogue box that pops up, type “draw circle” for the name of the new block
- click OK – define: draw circle will appear in the coding window
- drag the repeat block that draws a circle and place it as shown below
Lots of squares, in colour! (with Scratch)
Edit the code below to draw a squares pattern instead.
[from Start a Math + Coding Club … http://researchideas.ca/documents/math-coding-club.pdf]
Printable PDF form: trythis_circles