Raspberry pi jam: STEM coding and robotics for kids in Washington DC and Maryland - lean how to code
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Like me, you want the best for your kids. And maybe like me you always look for activities to put them into and learn something new. If that's the case and that you live in Washington DC, Maryland and nothern Virginia, you are at the right place. An let me tell you why.
The raspberry pi board
I don't know if you are familiar with the raspberry pi board. If not, to be quick , it's a small electronics board big as a credit card that you can transform to a computer.
But not only, you can also transform it to more or less whatever you want (radio, tablet, create robots, 3D printer and more) because of the hardware it contains ( processor, USB slots, Ethernet for the networking and also hacking of course and some inputs/outputs).
It has been created by the Raspberry pi foundation that also created the Linux operating system that runs the boards
Raspberry pi Jam event in Washington DC
We will organise a Raspberry pi jam on Saturday November 9th 2019 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm in Washington DC. It will be at the Chevy Chase library in the Big meeting Room at the following adress:
5625 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20015
STEM program for the raspberry pi Jam
Your children are 7 years old and older, bring the for this one hour STEM after school program where they will see and learn how to do the following:
Introduction to the raspberry pi board
Intro to coding
Coding of a traffic light
Play Virtual Reality game
It will also be a good time to talk about STEM projects you may have in mind or to answer questions you may have.
You can subscribe with the following link: Raspberry pi Jam - STEM coding and robotics for kids In Washington DC and Maryland
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You can also find information on the raspberry pi foundation with the following link: Raspberry pi
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Free STEM events fr kids in DC
By waiting October 9th, hope to see you for more events in DC such as the Downtown Columbia Mini maker Faire in October and the Maryland STEM festival at the Silver Spring Library.