No live meetings
Over 12 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per week
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No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat
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Students will learn how to code in Python using the Raspberry Pi! Week 1: What is the Raspberry Pi Objective: Students will get familiar with the Raspberry Pi and its basic functions. We will start with a physical tour of the Raspberry Pi and end with setting up and configuring the Raspberry Pi. Required Items: * Raspberry Pi 3 (or newer) * 5V 2.5A micro USB Power Supply * 32GB Preloaded (Noobs) microSD Card for Raspberry Pi Week 2: Getting started with Linux Objective: Students will be...
I am an Information Technology professional with more than 25 years' experience working in technology, leadership, and mentoring. I have been involved with coaching sports teams, technology teams and Boy Scouts. I have taught mor than 200 learners on the Outschool platform. I love sharing my passion and knowledge of science and technology with kids of all ages. I have taught many science and space classes and camps for kids over the years. I love to research and take things apart to see how they work. I am excited to have your child join my class!
*** Some items below have a link to Amazon.com if you need to purchase prior to class. Be sure to copy the entire link and paste into your browser *** ******* Need by Week 1 ******* * Raspberry Pi 3 (or newer) This is a Raspberry Pi 4 Kit that comes with a case and power adapter $229.99 https://www.amazon.com/Vemico-Raspberry-Starter-Heatsinks-Screwdriver/dp/B09WQPRTJ5/ref=sr_1_14?crid=2REXB2M8NUA5U&keywords=raspberry+pi+4&qid=1655130473&s=electronics&sprefix=raspberry+pi+4%2Celectronics%2C147&sr=1-14 * (ONLY NEEDED IF YOU ARE BUYING A RASPBERRY PI 3) 5V 2.5A micro USB Power Supply $9.95 https://www.amazon.com/CanaKit-Raspberry-Supply-Adapter-Listed/dp/B00MARDJZ4/ref=pd_bxgy_img_3/135-5011647-1921646?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B00MARDJZ4&pd_rd_r=cea25cc7-9f6b-498d-853c-df9987830ceb&pd_rd_w=afXsv&pd_rd_wg=Tm0JK&pf_rd_p=ce6c479b-ef53-49a6-845b-bbbf35c28dd3&pf_rd_r=VERZZJHJ5TWHPB03HW4M&psc=1&refRID=VERZZJHJ5TWHPB03HW4M * 32GB Preloaded (Noobs) microSD Card for Raspberry Pi $12.99 https://www.amazon.com/GeeekPi-Preloaded-Raspberry-MicroSDHC-Memory/dp/B0856TW4JW/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=raspberry+pi+noobs&qid=1596480041&s=electronics&sr=1-3 * Monitor or TV with HDMI input * HDMI Cable * USB Keyboard * USB Mouse * Internet Access (WiFi or wired) ****** Need by Week 9 ******* * Capacitor $4.72 (120 pieces) https://www.amazon.com/MCIGICM-0-22uF-470uF-Electrolytic-Capacitor-Assortment/dp/B07PG8LSKY/ref=sr_1_8?dchild=1&keywords=.22uF+Capacitor&qid=1602372640&sr=8-8 * LED Assortment $4.99 (100 pieces) https://www.amazon.com/MCIGICM-Circuit-Assorted-Science-Experiment/dp/B07PG84V17/ref=sxin_9_ac_d_rm?ac_md=2-2-bGlnaHQgZW1pdHRpbmcgZGlvZGVz-ac_d_rm&cv_ct_cx=LED+pack&dchild=1&keywords=LED+pack&pd_rd_i=B07PG84V17&pd_rd_r=187e4cca-2e73-4e6d-a477-d15346b81c5d&pd_rd_w=iVb4t&pd_rd_wg=kiggn&pf_rd_p=fe2d64f9-a0d4-4c62-b195-55e240bc5b7e&pf_rd_r=M2CWC8CZ02EK93SSJSBK&psc=1&qid=1602372706&sr=1-3-12d4272d-8adb-4121-8624-135149aa9081 * Breadboard $6.49 (4 pieces) https://www.amazon.com/Pcs-MCIGICM-Points-Solderless-Breadboard/dp/B07PCJP9DY/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=half+Breadboard&qid=1602372796&sr=8-4 * Resistors $5.99 (31 values, 775 pieces) https://www.amazon.com/Cutequeen-Values-Compliant-Resistor-25pcs/dp/B016NXK6QK/ref=sr_1_8?crid=2AJCJJCYZH849&dchild=1&keywords=1k+ohm+resistor&qid=1602372870&sprefix=1k%2Caps%2C162&sr=8-8 * Photoresistor $3.99 (30 pieces) https://www.amazon.com/MCIGICM-Photoresistor-Sensitive-Resistor-Dependent/dp/B07PF3CWW9/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=photoresistor&qid=1602373021&sr=8-3 * Jumper Wires Male to Female $6.99 (40 pieces) https://www.amazon.com/Foxnovo-Breadboard-Jumper-Wires-Female/dp/B00PBZMN7C/ref=sr_1_11?crid=A67H8DOVH6TE&dchild=1&keywords=breadboard+jumper+wires+male+to+female&qid=1602373127&sprefix=breadboard+%2Caps%2C159&sr=8-11 ******* Need by Week 10 ******* * 5mm RGB Multicolor Diffused Common Anode LED $8.96 (50 pieces) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01C3ZZT8C/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 ******* Need by Week 11 ******* * Jumper Wires Female to Female $9.99 (100 pieces) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07GJLTHH5/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 * 4-Digit Tube LED 7-Segment Display Module Red Common Anode TM1637 $5.49 (2 pieces) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01DKISMXK/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 ******* Need by Week 12 (OPTIONAL) ******* Below are the parts necessary to build the Rover to be programmed in the Week 12 video. The parts for this rover will cost approx. $106 using the Amazon.com links below. Purchasing this kit is optional and the Learner will still benefit from following along with the video. * VELCRO Brand 2x1 Inch Adhesive $6.79 https://www.amazon.com/VELCRO-Brand-Sticky-Fasteners-Perfect/dp/B000GAU540/ref=sr_1_6?dchild=1&keywords=VELCRO+Brand+4x2+Inch&qid=1606158287&sr=8-6 * 4 Inch Self Locking Cable Ties $3.99 https://www.amazon.com/Multi-Purpose-Nylon-Zip-Ties-Ties-White/dp/B07R46214L/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=4+Inch+Self+Locking+Cable+Ties&qid=1606158359&sr=8-3 * Tenergy Universal RC Battery Charger for NiMH/NiCd 6V-12V $19.99 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001AVUAVC/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Venom Tamiya Plug Set, Male/Female $5.99 https://www.amazon.com/Tamiya-Battery-Device-150mm-Venom/dp/B000HKEVH6/ref=sr_1_5?dchild=1&keywords=Venom+Tamiya+Plug+Set%2C+Male%2FFemale&qid=1606158426&sr=8-5 * Tenergy NiMH Battery Pack 12V $22.99 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B077Y9HNTF/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 * Portable Charger 10000mAh $32.99 https://www.amazon.com/Upgraded-Smallest-10000mAh-AINOPE-Portable/dp/B07XW7ZVKD/ref=sr_1_3?crid=2Z8M384KBHBG&dchild=1&keywords=ainope+portable+charger&qid=1629035314&sprefix=ainope%2Caps%2C173&sr=8-3 * L298N Motor Drive Controller $8.69 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M29YK5U/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 * The perseids DIY Robot Smart Car Chassis $17.99 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07DNXBFQN/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
No live meetings, and maybe some time outside of class.
Technology professional excited to share my passion for science, electronics, and robotics with others
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
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89 completed classes
I have more than 25 years' experience working in technology, leadership, and mentoring. I have been involved with coaching sports teams, technology teams and Boy Scouts. I love sharing my knowledge with kids of all ages. I have always taken things...