Maker Projects

Raspberry pi

  1. How to configure your Raspberry PI from scratch: VIEW HERE
  2. How to configure Raspberry PI for US locale and Keyboard: VIEW HERE
    1. Video of doing the configuration: VIEW HERE
  3. Robot Antenae (We need to make our own version. I think using Kenny's characters): VIEW HERE
  4. I presented from a RaspberryPI that was accessed only via Remote Access. How to configure it the same way: VIEW HERE
    1. Extra information for Mac OS X access: VIEW HERE
  5. Scratch GPIO -- Description of how to use. We followed this in the workshop: VIEW HERE
  6. We used the following for the tutorial for a button: VIEW HERE

I think the future version of the class should be:

Scratch

  1. How to light an LED
  2. How to use a button
  3. How to read a potentiometer
     

This simplifies the electronics kit.  We can have them make a game using that information.

Little Bits

Squishy Circuits

​Soft Circuits

Toy Take Apart & Hack

http://tinkering.exploratorium.edu/sites/default/files/Instructions/toy_take_apart_0.pdf
http://tinkering.exploratorium.edu/2014/06/09/toy-take-apart-after-dark-play

Turtle Art

Makey Makey

Sample Project: One team made instruments for a little band and played Mary Had a Little Lamb (https://youtu.be/ba0XERUD-D4).  

LEGO WeDo

Sample chain reaction machine- going back and forth from virtual to physical: (https://youtu.be/aRSWCliCpnQ).

3D Printing Projects

Mindcraft

Mindcraft to Maker: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfY8sl5Q6VKndz0nLaGygPw

Maker Stations

Download Additional Resources

 Little Bits Agenda.docx 
 Rasberry Pi Agenda.docx 
 TurlteArtAGENDA.docx 
 littleBits-Quickstart.pdf 
 littleBitsEducatorsGuide_FINAL.pdf 
 littleBits_IndividualModulesCards.pdf 
 makeymakeyAGENDA.docx