Pi Power with Scratch! - 06 April 2017
Have you got a Raspberry Pi and want to do more than just programming? Perhaps you're looking to see what this Pi business is all about? Well, this fun workshop is a great place to start!
This workshop will teach you the basics of physical computing using Scratch, a visual programming language that's becoming increasingly popular in schools, and the Raspberry Pi. We will start by controlling simple components like LEDs and buttons and then design a traffic light controller using what we have learnt. Once this is done, to encourage the young programmers, we have a real traffic light set up in our classroom which they can control with their programs!
Taking programming skills from a concept on a screen to something tangible like an LED or a button is a major step forward for a coding beginner, making this workshop ideal for children looking to take their knowledge of computing to new heights.
This workshop is aimed at children aged seven and up and is ideal for children at the KS2 and KS3 levels. Please note that all under 14's must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
No soldering will be required. A rudimentary understanding of the Raspberry Pi would be helpful.
The fee is £12 for workshop participants, whether an adult or a child. Accompanying adults are charged our standard entry fee of £8.
Although the booking is for a specific time slot, entry to the museum is permitted all day. The museum is open from 10am to 5pm.
Tea, coffee and snacks will be available from our Pac Lunch Shop. And, plenty of seating for parents :)
Date: 06 April 2017
Time : 2pm
Spaces for these exciting hands-on workshops are limited, so booking is required to ensure your place.
Payment is taken by PayPal immediately. Please print a copy of the receipt that is displayed at the end of the payment process and bring it with you as your e-ticket.
Remember - All proceeds go to support our Computing Museum!