Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor and uses a standard keyboard & mouse. It enables user to explore & understand how computers work as well as learn to program using languages like Scratch and Python. Students will create an Interactive Pet, a robot antenna, an interactive game and much more. This program encourages creative thinking & logical reasoning as well as provides an opportunity to work collaboratively.
This is a BYOD ( Bring your own Device) workshop. Please purchase this kit and bring it to the first session.
CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 Ultimate Starter Kit - 32 GB Edition for each student. Here is the link to the kit on Amazon.com: Price of kit is 89.99 and includes the newest board and accessaries.
BCCC will supply for your use: Monitors with hdmi converter cable, usb keyboards, usb mice ethernet cables and power cables.
Participants will learn how to assemble the parts and how to use the operating system and various programs.
Followup workshop on 10/15/2016 will continue your learning.
We have gone paperless! For the current school year you must fill in the webform and submit it before you attend the Workshop. You can fill in the Permission Form here Permission form here . If we do not have you on file as completed this document, we cannot grant you entrance.
Due to our space limitations, we ask that you only register your child if you are positive they can attend. There will be no refunds. Thank you.
Background checks for Volunteers
Adult Volunteers must get Background Clearances. Please read the instructions carefully. Any questions contact Arta.Szathmary@bucks.edu
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