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Support for Teachers: Classroom Activities The cs4fn team do a range of talks and activities. As with our writing they take a fun offbeat approach to the subject and are embedded in research activity. (Oh, and we tend to prefer rope and tube technology over silicon for our activities.) How to Turn a TV Into a Retro Gaming System With Raspberry Pi Zero The Raspberry Pi Zero, a compact and remarkably cheap (just $5) iteration of the popular mini-computer, has proven to be even more versatile than its predecessors. In this tutorial, we’re going to take a common Raspberry Pi project—converting an old TV into a retro gaming console—and walk through it step by step, giving you all you need to build your own Raspberry Pi Zero retro gaming station as simply as possible. You may have seen projects like this elsewhere online. The aim is simple: fit a Raspberry Pi into a TV, and enjoy retro gaming. However, there is a problem. Almost all of these projects over-complicate what is a pretty straightforward project.

Getting Started with Enviro+ - Pimoroni Yarr-niversity Designed for environmental monitoring, Enviro+ for Raspberry Pi lets you measure air quality (pollutant gases and particulates), temperature, pressure, humidity, light, and noise level. When combined with a particulate matter sensor, it's great for monitoring air quality just outside your house (more information below), or without the particulate sensor you can use it to monitor indoor conditions. It's an affordable alternative to environmental monitoring stations that can cost tens of thousands of pounds and, best of all, it's small and hackable and lets you contribute your data to citizen science efforts to monitor air quality via projects like Luftdaten.

Raspberry Pi: Top 37 projects to try yourself The Raspberry Pi is one of the most flexible pieces of technology invented in the last few decades, allowing almost anyone to create a fully-fledged computing system for just a few pounds. Not only designed for beginners to start coding, but it can also be the foundation for many more advanced programs and functions and some developers really have maximised this tiny machine, creating some extremely impressive devices to help both at home and in a work environment. Some are more advanced than others, requiring more experience to get up and running, but we've also listed some beginner projects for you to get your teeth into. And as such a reasonably-priced piece of kit, it will come as no surprise to hear that tinkerers have created some pretty impressive projects from the tiny computer.

What Does Computer Science Professional Development Look Like? Computer Science Education Week is once again on the horizon, taking place this year on Dec. 3-9, 2018. Many students and teachers will sign up for the Hour of Code, a global movement that invites pupils and educators to try programming exercises—many for the first time. But what happens after those 60 minutes are over? All the excitement around computer science education will come to naught if teachers are ill-prepared to take the next step, and know how to channel the excitement into teachable moments. 11 Operating Systems You Can Run on Raspberry Pi Costing just $40, the Raspberry Pi is cheap, versatile, and relatively powerful in a way its competitors are not. While most projects can be achieved with Raspbian, the Debian Linux fork, it isn’t the only option. So many other operating systems can run on a Raspberry Pi. Just make sure you’ve got a monitor, mouse and keyboard to hand before you boot it up, and a fast microSD card to run your operating system of choice. Let’s get this one out of the way first.

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101+ Awesome Raspberry Pi Projects On this page, you will find plenty of tutorials ranging from simple beginner projects right through to the more advanced projects that require a fair bit more work. All these projects are a great way to learn more about both the fundamentals of the Raspberry Pi and also how a Linux operating system works. By doing some of these projects, you will even start to learn bash, PHP, Python and lots more programming & scripting languages. You will learn how to install and use some great tools, entertainment software, and much more. A few examples of what you could do include things such as a retro game emulator, network attached storage, cloud server and so much more.

Facts about Computer Science Updated August 07, 2018 / Posted August 23, 2017 By Vangie Beal The following computer science facts and statistics provide a quick introduction to the changing trends in education and related careers. How to Build a DIY Google Home Assistant With Raspberry Pi Voice controlled assistants have quickly become commonplace. Many homes have an Alexa or Google Home controlling everything from lighting to media, and even timekeeping. The technology these devices run on is available—at least in part—to everyone. Google’s Assistant SDK allows you to use the service on your own devices. This tutorial covers how to set up the Google Assistant on your Raspberry Pi, and voice activate an LED via GPIO pins. Raspberry Pi with a fresh Raspbian install on the SD card.USB webcam or microphone.External speaker.Circuit from the Pi LED tutorial (optional)A browser signed into your Google account.