• Start: Monday, March 29, 2021
  • Time: All day
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until March 31, 2021

  • Branch: Creativity Commons
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Calling all self-identified young women 19 and under! It’s International Women’s Day and we want to see your STEAM skills in action….

Use the code block building interface, Scratch to build an animation or video game on whatever inspires you, send it to us, and you could win our grand prize draw!

Prizes include:

  • A $50 gift card to Best Buy
  • Library swag including a VIRL whale plushie
  • A copy of Remarkable Minds: 17 More Pioneering Women in Science and Medicine

Group entries welcome. Multiple entries encouraged!

Entries must be received by March 31 to be included in the prize draw.

Email your entries to cc@virl.bc.ca with the Subject line: Scratch Coding Contest

We’ll be showcasing what you send us on our social media platforms with your permission

Need some more inspiration? Check out this Women in STEM film from Lynda.com that chronicles female heroes like Jess Stratton, founder of Lynda.com

Check out these Scratch coding examples here and here. Watch some tutorials and start building your entry!

Start creating your project @ www.scratch.mit.edu

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