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Debug it!

Can you help fix a bug in a Scratch program?

This is a collection of 5 short Scratch programs that aren't working the way the creator intended.

I used this as an activity at the CS4HS Creative Computing workshop, as a way of talking about the importance of debugging as a computational practice. I broke the participants up into 5 groups and each group focused on a bug. Each team then shared their bug with the rest of the group, demonstrating a way (or multiple ways) of fixing the bug.

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Member
Love this by giving them the structure and for identify the error and problem solve their solution approach.  I particularily liked how bug1 is used as an example on ScratchEd's Vimeo account, so I can use this as a great staff training resource too.  Thank you for sharing.
Member
What a great activity! For those using the browser version of Scratch, is there a version of the Bug #1-#5 files online as urls instead of .sb files?
Member
I believe you can download them and them import them as a project in your browser account.
Member

This looks great.  I'm going to do a version of this as an activity for my experienced Scratcher group next Saturday. 

Member

Awesome -- I'd love to hear how it goes! :)

Member

Great Idea!