Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids: Create an MP3 Player, Mod Minecraft, Hack Radio Waves, and More!

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Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids: Create an MP3 Player, Mod Minecraft, Hack Radio Waves, and More!

The Raspberry Pi is an inexpensive, pocket-sized computer that will help you build and code your own hardware projects.

Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids will show you how to harness the power of the Raspberry Pi to create 12 cool projects using simple code and common materials like a webcam, microphone, and LED lights. Step-by-step instructions and detailed diagrams guide you through each project.

Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids will deliver hours of fun and endless inspiration!

Ages 10+

After a brief introduction to the Python programming language, you’ll learn how to:

  • Create an LED night-light that turns itself on and off
  • Set up a Raspberry Pi camera to take selfies and videos
  • Set up a webcam to stream video to your cell phone
  • Manipulate environments in Minecraft
  • Hijack local radio waves to play your own songs and recordings
  • Configure Raspberry Pi to send texts to a cell phone
  • Track your family members' locations via wi-fi and Bluetooth
  • Create an MP3 player
  • Set up a camera to take motion-triggered photos of wildlife
  • Control the electronics in your home with your cell phone
  • Teach Raspberry Pi to read aloud posts from your Twitter feed
  • Play “Rock, Paper, Scissors” against Raspberry Pi

Table of contents:


Chapter 1: Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi

Chapter 2: Python Programming

Chapter 3: Hot Glue Night‑Light

Chapter 4: The Pi Camera: Selfie Snapper

Chapter 5: Pi Spy Part 1: Hacking Webcams for Secret Surveillance

Chapter 6: Manipulating Minecraft

Chapter 7: Radio Invasion

Chapter 8: The Automatic Texting Machine

Chapter 9: Pi Spy Part 2: Wi-Fi And Bluetooth Tracking

Chapter 10: Magic Music Box

Chapter 11: Nature Box: Motion-Sensing Camera

Chapter 12: Smart Plugs for Smart Home Hacks

Chapter 13: Mirror, Mirror: The Social Media Status Mirror

Chapter 14: Computer Games with the Sense Hat

***Requirements: Compatible with all Raspberry Pi models(At time of book release). Model 3B+ recommended***

Author: Dan Aldred

December 2019, 288 pp.

ISBN-13: 9781593279462


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