# Commands for the Turtle

Here are the commands you can give to your turtle on the turtle tab.

clean - Clears the screen of all drawings and sends the turtle to the middle. | ||

forward - Moves the turtle forward the number of pixels entered. | ||

back - Moves the turtle backward the number of pixels listed. | ||

left – Changes the turtle’s direction to the turtle’s left by the angle specified. |
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right – Changes the turtle’s direction to the turtle’s right by the angle specified. |
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arc – Draws part of a circle. The angle is the part of the circle the turtle draws. The radius determines the width (size) of the circle. |

Here is a sample of some angles. They can be used for the right and left commands and to draw arcs.