Collaboration between Manchester Raspberry Jam and the STEM Network team at MOSI led towards the Pi-lot of something we would like to see turn it to an ongoing project – Raspberry Jam for schools. Thanks to those in the intersection of STEM Ambassadors and Raspberry Jam regulars for taking the time to volunteer to make this event happen – Ben, Aaron, Lisa & Dan.
The aim of the event was to explore what the technology can do, to get creative with Raspberry Pi and have some fun along the way! With the support and guidance of our dedicated STEM Ambassador volunteers who were present throughout the day, students were guided through setting up a Raspberry Pi, exploring two basic programming languages (Scratch and Python) and using PiFace – the interface which allows written programmes to interact with the outside world.
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