Here at pi-top we love using Scratch with our physical computing projects so we decided it would be a good idea to share with you one of our favourite projects in honour of Scratch Day on the 12th of May 2018: Quick Reaction Game. When we’re out and about running workshops, we often show students how […]
At pi-top we strongly believe that students embracing STEAM, by making and project-based learning, is vital to both their own future success and the wider success of the global economy. Our mission is to provide teachers and pupils alike with the most powerful and inspiring platforms to bring science, technology, engineering, arts and maths to […]
Last year, the Australian Code Club had 10,207 Australian kids participating in their free coding event, Moonhack. This year they are not holding back and they are turning the 15th of August into a worldwide event so kids (and not-so-kids) from all around the globe can take part and collaborate. The event’s aim is to […]
Give your pi-top or pi-topCEED a haunted feel this Halloween with this spooky jack-o’- lantern tutorial! Before we get started, this is the boo-tiful equipment required to achieve the ghastliest effects: 5x yellow witches boil LEDs 1x blood red LED 6x 100 Ω reVolting resistors 1x pi-topPROTO (or breadboard) A few standard wires 1x acrylic slice (included with your pi-top […]
A simple guide for anyone who wants to install pi-topOS to a microSD card.
Last tutorial in our LED trilogy! If you haven’t – then check out our Light It Up!-LED Tutorial and CEED Universe Compass Tutorial. Components needed: ADS1115 x 1 LDR x 1 LED x 1 510 kΩ Resistor x 1 5 Ω Resistor x 1 Wires x 11 pi-topPROTO board x 1 Background: This project was […]
This is the second tutorial in our trilogy. If you missed the first – please check out our Light It Up! – LED Tutorial for pi-topCEED. Components needed: LED x 4 Resistor(100Ω) x 1 Wires x 8 pi-topPROTO board x 1 Background: Now that you know how to build one LED, we can step […]
Today we are ecstatic to announce that we have started shipping out our pi-topCEED. To get you started we’ve prepared a trilogy of projects. Let’s start the plug & play! Components needed: LED x 1 100Ω Resistor x 1 Wire x 1 pi-topPROTO board x 1 Background: LEDs are a particular type of diode that […]