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Vorpal The Hexapod Scratch Programming Guide

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Vorpal is integrated with the MIT Scratch programming language, which is a simple drag-and-drop system. It is used all over the world to teach programming in elementary school, middle school, and even high school.

Getting Started

You will need:

  • A computer with the Chrome web browser installed and an Internet connection
  • A Vorpal Hexapod with fresh batteries
  • A USB cord, type "A to mini" (this is included in your kit)

Once you have those items follow the instructions in the article Setting Up Scratch for Vorpal.

If You Are Already Set Up

Go to this tinyurl to launch the Vorpal Hexapod Scratch Extension:

For convenience, you may want to bookmark that address in your browser.

Blocks You can Use

Descriptions of each ScratchX block in the Vorpal Hexapod extension can be found in the article Vorpal Hexapod Scratch Block Reference

Example Programs

See: Example Programs

Logic and Flow of Control

See: Using Logic

Using Sensors to React to the Environment

See: Using Sensors

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