Alice Chapter 4 Lab 2



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Exercises from Chapter 4, Section 2

For each of the following exercises, create a storyboard on a separate sheet of paper and then translate the storyboard to a program. Include at least one comment in your program.

  1. Complete Exercise 5: Beetle Band Duet


  2. Complete Exercise 6: Frog Escape




Extra for Experts

  1. Complete Exercise 8: Dragons




Concept Questions (Short Answers)

  1. List four types of parameters available in Alice.

    (a) (Page # _____ )


    (b) (Page # _____ )


    (c) (Page # _____ )


    (d) (Page # _____ )


  2. Why would we want to use a parameter in a method? (Page # _____ )







  3. A parameter is sometimes described as "acting as a placeholder." What does this mean? (Page # _____ )







  4. In a method call, what is the purpose of an argument? (Page # _____ )







  5. Suppose a classmate missed the instructor's presentation on how to import a sound file. To help your friend learn this process, write a list of steps for importing a sound file. Include a diagram or sketch to illustrate the steps. (Page # _____ )