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Build a Robot w/Raspberry Pi, Element 1: Introduction to Raspberry Pi (4/19 only)

Workshop Size - 15 people

Grades - 5th and up

Parents welcome to attend - Please register separately

Registration Closes - Wednesday, April 18th

Have you ever wanted to assemble your own computer? Build a robot? Program in Python? Sarah and Clark Landis of MakerLab will teach you the basics with a Raspberry Pi, a computer that will fit into the palm of your hand. Take all six workshops as a course that will teach you all the skills you need to design and build your own robot or sign up for individual segments. In this one day workshop, you will be introduced to the Raspberry Pi, background and historical context, how to set it up and connect it to a keyboard and monitor. We'll write a short program to turn an LED on and off using GPIO pins.

In this one-day workshop you will be introduced to the Raspberry Pi, its background and historical context, how to set it up and connect it to a keyboard and monitor. We'll write a short program to turn an LED on and off using GPIO pins.

Clark Landis has developed derivatives trading systems for banks and other financial institutions. He has a passion for programming and pushing technical boundaries. Clark holds an MS in computer science from Columbia University, an MS in physics from Yale, and a BA in physics and math from Columbia University. Sarah Landis is the head trader of private hedge fund specializing in the volatility markets. She also is a certified yoga teacher, mom of 3 and lifelong maker.

*All materials needed during class will be provided, but if participants would like to take their creations home, they can buy components from the instructor.

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