Coolest Projects Global 2022 registration is NOW OPEN, says Matt Richardson at Raspberry Pi Foundation. Young people can register their technology creation on the Coolest Projects Global website; where it will be featured in the online showcase gallery for the whole world to see. If you would like to know more about this story; click on the link.
There’s a project for you at PiShop
Even if you don’t want to register your project; you can still have fun creating your ideas. Visit PiShop for a variety of hardware; components and accessories you might need for your project.
Book of scratch is a beginners book for young little coders – a blocked-based programming language with instructions to build cool games; animations and interactive stories. There is a friendly robot guide to help you step-by-step through each project. Earn colourful stickers and use magic glasses to decode secret hints!
Retro Gaming book shows you how to set up a Raspberry Pi to play classic games. Build your own games console or full sized arcade cabinet; install emulation software and download classic arcade games with the step-by-step guides. Want to make games. Learn how to code your own with Python and Pygame Zero.
Then; Code the Classics Vol 1 not only tells the stories of some of the seminal video games of the 1970s and 1980s; but shows you how to create your own games inspired by them using Python and Pygame Zero following examples programmed by Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton.
Raspberry Pi is a small; clever computer that’s packed with potential. Use the Raspberry Pi Beginner’s Guide book (Pi not included) to help you plan your project step-by-step. You will learn how to set up your Raspberry Pi; install its operating system; start coding projects (using scratch 3 and Python programming languages) and experimenting with connecting electronic components. You could choose between a Raspberry Pi Kit, Raspberry Pi 4, Raspberry Pi Zero or Raspberry Pi Pico to do your project.
MicroPython on Raspberry Pi Pico book (Pi & controllers not included) – Microcontrollers, like RP2040, are computers stripped back to their bare essentials. Using these programmable connections; you can light lights; make noises; send text to screens and much much more. You will learn the beginner-friendly language Micropython.
Do you want to know how to build windows, buttons and widgets for your Python projects? Then this is the book you need – Create Graphical User Interfaces with Python.
You can find DIY kits under Young makers; they are educational and STEAM based (it focuses on scientific concepts; does this through inquiry and problem-based learning methods used in the creative process).