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5 Week STEM-Learn Electronics and Computing

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South Fremantle, WA 6162

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Meeting during Term 3 weekly for 5 Thursdays after school 4-5 pm starting 3 August 2017. Age 10+ learn STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics using a Raspberry Pi. single-board computer.

STEM learning with a Raspberry Pi; wiring some input/output lights and buttons then writing an interface program using the Python programming language. In this hands-on course we go from a power-up of a Raspberry Pi to using applications, programming, wiring simple LED circuits, communicating to those external circuits (real-world), and interfacing programming to Minecraft™ (virtual-world). Learn the basic concepts behind our electronic devices we use every day.

STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics—STEM, and therefore, STEM education—are vital to your future and the future of our children. The areas of learning you and your kids need to be comfortable with to excel in the future are STEM. STEM makes creators, thinkers, problem solvers, doers, innovators, and inventors. Besides, STEM is everywhere from our homes, cars, payment and ticketing systems, to your workplace and your mobile phones; it shapes our everyday experiences. It is not enough to be able to turn on a computer and use a mobile phone. If you wish to get ahead you need to understand more about the science and technology behind our modern day devices.

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To Have Fun! Play with the basic concepts behind our devices we use every day. Learn by doing fun hands-on physical computing activities to understand our human relationship to the digital world.

Cost: $199 + $60 for materials ($259, early bird $225 before 11 July)— What do you get?
You take home your Raspberry Pi single-board computer including the OS and Applications:
Word processing, spreadsheet, Scratch and Python programming languages, games, and more + the basic science, technology, engineering, mathematics knowledge behind our every day devices.

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