In this activity we will be making a basic shooting game. A plane will continuously move across the screen and the player will have to shoot a rocket at the moving plane. Good luck, have fun!

Download the Building Instructions Guide Below

Link to Building Guide


What you will be learning in this Lesson?

In the above Scratch Activity you will be exploring the below concepts in detail

Movement in a loop

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We will learn how we can move an object(plane) continuously from one end of the screen to the other. It will keep moving until the rocket hits the plane.

Touch events 

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We will learn how to make the rocket move when the tab screen is touched. When the Start on Tap block is added, the rocket will launch whenever the screen is touched.

 

Collision Detection

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Collision detection  refers to detecting the intersection of two or more objects.

With regard to scratch Jr, collision detection is the understanding of the intersection/collision of two or more objects. You will be exploring this concept in the development of this game (collision of rocket with plane).