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Module 1: Blinky Lights

An intro the Raspberry Pi, programming, and physical computing ending with a blinking LED.

Table of Contents

Module 1: “Blinky Lights”

Objectives - Module 1

  • Insert SD card with pre-configured Raspbian OS — direction following, simple disassembly/assembly, experience seeing the physical basis of modern computers (the bare board and connectors)

  • Learn to use the Mu Editor for Python - using a text editor, coding, debugging

  • Learn Just Enough Python to ‘do stuff’ with LED - coding, debugging

  • Control an LED using Python — coding, physical computing (control an output), outputting a code (flash LED according to some logic)

  • Control an LED using Sensors and Python - coding, physical computing (control input/output)