The Raspberry Pi is a powerful platform in one small package. In this class, you will learn how to work with the Raspberry Pi board. Throughout the class, you will learn how to connect accessories to the Raspberry Pi and navigate the software, how to program in Python with the Raspberry Pi, how to make music with it, how to take GIFs and more. You will do programming exercises and build simple circuits. This class culminates with a final project of a photo booth.
Enter an Instructables contest!
If you use the skills you learn in this class to create an awesome project, write an instructable about it and enter it in our Power Supply Contest to win some great prizes! And, if you're part of a makerspace or a community of awesome makers, consider getting a group together and entering the Makerspace Contest to win amazing tools that will push your creativity forward.
Lesson 1: What You'll Need & Learn
Find the tools and supplies you'll need to tackle everything in this beginner Raspberry Pi Class, and learn more about what you'll do in the class.
What You'll Need & LearnStarted
Get Set UpStarted
Navigating the Raspberry Pi's Software: Part 1Started
Lesson 4: Navigate the Raspberry Pi's Software: Part 2
Continue to learn useful commands and how to run a shell script.
Navigate the Raspberry Pi's Software: Part 2Started
Lesson 5: Intro to Sonic Pi and Playing Media
Play music through a radical program called Sonic Pi and how to play audio and videos.
Intro to Sonic Pi and Playing MediaStarted
Intro to Python Started
GPIOs + More Python Started
Connecting Your Raspberry Pi to the WebStarted
Lesson 9: Build a Photo Booth!
Take all the pieces you have created from previous lessons and create a photo booth with them!
Build a Photo Booth!Started
Now that you have the skills, what are you waiting for?
Get out there and make something!