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Raspberry Pi for Kids (Updated) Made Easy

Raspberry Pi for Kids (Updated) Made Easy

Understand How Computers Work

  • Author: Laurence Mozafari
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781786645388
  • Category:
  • Page: 256
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Raspberry Pi is brilliant for Kids. Featuring step-by-step guides, this is an updated, accessible guide to exploring the full potential of this exciting, open-ended, low-cost computer. From initial set-up to a multitude of practical projects, and hints and tips on troubleshooting, this book is ideal for kids to get to grips with this fun computer.

Adventures in Raspberry Pi

Adventures in Raspberry Pi

  • Author: Carrie Anne Philbin
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119269075
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 288
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Build cool Raspberry Pi projects with no experience required! Adventures in Raspberry Pi, 3rd Edition is the fun guide to learning programming. Starting from the very basics and building skill upon skill, you'll learn developing fundamentals—even if you've never programmed before. Learning is exciting when you're working your way through cool projects, but the concepts you learn and the skills you master will take you further than you ever thought possible. You'll learn how your Raspberry Pi 3 works and what it can do as you create stories and games, program shapes, code music, and even build Minecraft worlds with projects designed specifically for kids 11 to 15. Author Carrie Anne Philbin is a former high school teacher, and she showcases her skills with clear, easy to follow instructions and explanations every step of the way. If you're interested in programming but find other books hard to understand, this book is your ideal starting point for mastering the Raspberry Pi. Inexpensive, non-intimidating, yet surprisingly versatile, the Raspberry Pi 3 is an ideal way to learn programming. Updated to align with the newest board, this book will teach you fundamental programming skills while having a ton of fun! Get acquainted with your Raspberry Pi's bits and pieces Take control of your Pi's "insides" with simple commands Program games, code music, and build a jukebox Discover where your new skills can take you next The tiny, credit-card sized Raspberry Pi has become a huge hit among kids—and adults—interested in programming. It does everything your desktop can do, but with a few basic programming skills, you can make it do so much more. With simple instructions, fun projects, and solid skills, Adventures in Raspberry Pi is the ultimate kids' programming guide!

The Maker Cookbook: Recipes for Children's and 'Tween Library Programs

The Maker Cookbook: Recipes for Children's and 'Tween Library Programs

  • Author: Cindy Wall,Lynn Pawloski
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 161069662X
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 237
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The Maker Movement is hot, and librarians are eager to participate. Even if you feel restricted by budget, staff, or space, this step-by-step guide will help you turn your library into a creativity center. • Makes it easy for you to host Maker programs for children and 'tweens—with "No Makerspace Required!" • Provides clear, step-by-step directions for creating new Maker programming or adding Maker elements to an existing program • Offers alternatives that allow you to customize programs according to the resources available • Suggests curricular tie-ins so the programs can be used in a school setting • Includes appendices chock full of supplemental materials such as book-discussion questions, checklists, and other reproducible participant handouts

DK findout! Coding

DK findout! Coding

  • Author: DK
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1465469656
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 64
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Discover the amazing power of computer programming and how it is all around us with this exciting book full of amazing images, fun quizzes, and incredible information. Learn about why we use code, how computers interpret code, and the history of coding from Ada Lovelace and early programming languages to today's Python and Scratch. Supporting STEM education initiatives, this book will get kids excited about programming and eager to go from browsing to building. Filled with colorful images and quirky facts, DK findout! Coding is engaging and educational. Learn more about computer coding - or anything else - at www.dkfindout.com, a free educational website for kids to have fun with information and expand their knowledge.

Personal Computing

Personal Computing

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Microcomputers
  • Page: N.A
  • View: 1972
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Scratch Programming in easy steps

Scratch Programming in easy steps

Covers versions 2.0 and 1.4

  • Author: Sean McManus
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 216
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Scratch Programming in easy steps introduces readers to Scratch, a programming language that is widely used on the Raspberry Pi and in UK schools. Using Scratch’s highly visual interface, you'll learn how to make games and animations. Along the way, you’ll learn about some important ideas that underpin most programming languages. The book includes examples of games and techniques that readers are invited to customise and build on to make their own programs, and begins with a foreword by Mitchel Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, which created Scratch.

Coding Games in Scratch

Coding Games in Scratch

  • Author: Jon Woodcock
  • Publisher: DK Children
  • ISBN: 9781465477330
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 224
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A step-by-step visual guide to building your own computer games using Scratch 3.0 Scratch 3.0 has landed, so stay ahead of the curve with this fully updated guide for beginner coders. Kids will love the step-by-step, visual approach that makes even the most difficult coding concepts fun and easy to understand. Coding Games in Scratch, 2nd Edition, blends coding theory with the practical task of creating exciting games. Children learn the fundamentals of computer programming by seeing how to build their own games. Coding theory is taught through practical tasks, so young programmers don't just learn how computer code works; they learn why it's done that way. Jumpy Monkey shows them how to simulate gravity in their games, or they can give Dog's Dinner a try to learn about collision detection. Once they've zoomed through the book, the possibilities are endless!

Adventures in Minecraft

Adventures in Minecraft

  • Author: David Whale,Martin O'Hanlon
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119439574
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 320
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Learn valuable programming skills while building your own Minecraft adventure! If you love playing Minecraft and want to learn how to code and create your own mods, this book was designed just for you. Working within the game itself, you'll learn to set up and run your own local Minecraft server, interact with the game on PC, Mac and Raspberry Pi, and develop Python programming skills that apply way beyond Minecraft. You'll learn how to use coordinates, how to change the player’s position, how to create and delete blocks and how to check when a block has been hit. The adventures aren't limited to the virtual – you'll also learn how to connect Minecraft to a BBC micro:bit so your Minecraft world can sense and control objects in the real world! The companion website gives you access to tutorial videos to make sure you understand the book, starter kits to make setup simple, completed code files, and badges to collect for your accomplishments. Written specifically for young people by professional Minecraft geeks, this fun, easy-to-follow guide helps you expand Minecraft for more exciting adventures, and put your personal stamp on the world you create. Your own Minecraft world will be unlike anyone else's on the planet, and you'll pick up programming skills that will serve you for years to come on other devices and projects. Among other things, you will: Write Minecraft programs in Python® on your Mac®, PC or Raspberry Pi® Build houses, structures, and make a 3D duplicating machine Build intelligent objects and program an alien invasion Build huge 2D and 3D structures like spheres and pyramids Build a custom game controller using a BBC micro:bit™ Plan and write a complete interactive arena game Adventures in Minecraft teaches you how to make your favourite game even better, while you learn to program by customizing your Minecraft journey.

Introduction to Public Librarianship, Third Edition

Introduction to Public Librarianship, Third Edition

  • Author: Kathleen de la Pena McCook,Jenny S. Bossaller,Felton Thomas Jr.
  • Publisher: American Library Association
  • ISBN: 083891506X
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 432
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Put simply, there is no text about public librarianship more rigorous or comprehensive than McCook's survey. Now, the REFORMA Lifetime Achievement Award-winning author has teamed up with noted public library scholar and advocate Bossaller to update and expand her work to incorporate the field's renewed emphasis on outcomes and transformation. This "essential tool" (Library Journal) remains the definitive handbook on this branch of the profession. It covers every aspect of the public library, from its earliest history through its current incarnation on the cutting edge of the information environment, including statistics, standards, planning, evaluations, and results;legal issues, funding, and politics;organization, administration, and staffing;all aspects of library technology, from structure and infrastructure to websites and makerspaces;adult services, youth services, and children's services;associations, state library agencies, and other professional organizations;global perspectives on public libraries; andadvocacy, outreach, and human rights. Exhaustively researched and expansive in its scope, this benchmark text continues to serve both LIS students and working professionals.

Raspberry Pi3

Raspberry Pi3

Your Definite Guide to Raspberry Projects and Python Programming: Learn the Basics of Raspberry Pi3 in One Week

  • Author: I. T. Starter Series
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • ISBN: 9781717005847
  • Category:
  • Page: 50
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Are you interested in learning more about programming to advance your career, start a new career, or just curious, then you need to read Raspberry Pi 3: Your Definitive Guide to Raspberry Projects and Programming Python now! Around the world, this digital age we live in is opening new career options that only a decade ago were unheard of. Freelancing, working online, working from home, or digital commuting are just some of the exciting employment opportunities available to us. To be able to take advantage of this, however, you need to learn new digital skills like programming. Raspberry Pi 3: Your Definitive Guide to Raspberry Projects and Programming Python will help you learn the fundamentals of Raspberry Projects and Programming Python. Inside Raspberry Pi 3: Your Definitive Guide to Raspberry Projects and Programming Python you'll discover: The basic setup of a pi 3 Learning how easy setting up your pi 3 can be Which operating system works for the pi 3? Understanding remote access A few starter projects to test your knowledge About raspberry pi 3 and python & much more! As a bonus, Raspberry Pi 3 is packed full of free resources and includes Free Video Course: Introduction to JavaScript, SQL & C++! You can't get much better than that. What started out as an easy way for children to learn about computers, soon grew in popularity among computer hobbyists as they saw the potential it had for being more than just a computer. With abundant processing power, there is enough functionality for several different projects, both practical and fun! What are you waiting for? Grab a copy of Raspberry Pi 3: Your Definitive Guide to Raspberry Projects and Programming Python now!