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RPi Node-Red: Car Kit Assembly

Table of Contents Mounting the Raspberry Pi computer Installing the Battery Mount Mounting the Front Camera Prep and Mount the Motor Controller Connecting the I2C pins (SDA, SCL, VIN, GND) Voltage Regulator IR Laser BME280 Temperature/Humidity Sensor OLED Display Install…

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T3 Lesson 8: Project – Make a Whoopee Cushion:

https://youtu.be/83G9fbKAxC8 INTRODUCTION This lesson is an opportunity for students to have fun converting their understanding of the technology into something in the real world.  A whoopee cushion is a glorified button that can be made out of easily available materials.…

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T3 Lesson 7: Advanced Node-Red and the camera

https://youtu.be/QvoYuJ7N7Ds https://youtu.be/Iq8Bq8i_ySU INTRODUCTION Slides Setting up a camera can be one of the more exciting activities for your students to complete.  It provides immediate feedback that is very gratifying and provides ample opportunity to explore what can be done. APPLICATION…

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T3 Lesson 6: Node-Red and programming the GPIO pins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ya8wpBbiEc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uquO2Uwos-E Note:  This is divided into two section INTRODUCTION Slides This lesson introduces Node-Red and how it can be used to control the GPIO pins on the Raspberry Pi.   The first part of the lesson is seeing how Node-Red…

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T3 Lesson 5: Scratch and Basic Programming

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXJPsHb1fc8 INTRODUCTION This lesson teaches about some basic programming constructs using one of the simplest programming languages.  Many students will have been exposed to it, so if it's not for your crew, skip it. There are enough advanced options that…

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T3 Lesson 15: Air Quality Sensors

https://youtu.be/bZwCk4sa1cc INTRODUCTION Air quality is one of those topics that connects all of us.  It's not difficult to find someone in your community who is sensitive to variations in air quality and is willing to share their story as a…

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RPi Camera Setup

In this activity we will set up a camera and write a program to control it using Python. This project worksheet from Raspberry Pi will be a valuable resource to keep open during the installation and setup. https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/getting-started-with-picamera

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1.1 Box Build

If you are setting up the box for the Raspberry Pi Kit, here are the steps you need to follow. Step 1: Glue the bottom of the box together. Use a tiny bit of glue on each tab. Let the…

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1. Getting Started

In this lesson students will learn about the Raspberry Pi computer and the components provided in the kit.  Having a completed kit as an example will be helpful but not necessary.  Begin by showing this short video about a raspberry…

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LCD setup 7″ 1024×600

Screen manufacturer page The config.txt file on your SD card must be modified to include these lines in the HDMI section - this tells your raspberry pi the correct resolution to use. If you are using one of the pre-configured…

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