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Education special issue 2

> WHAT IS RASPBERRY PI?

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Find out how it supports a global community of educators

> DIGITAL MAKING REVOLUTION

GET STARTED WITH RASPBERRY PI

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The maker movement is revolutionising modern education

> ADVANCING COMPUTER SCIENCE 06
Learn about Raspberry Pi’s free resources for educators

> CREATIVE COMPUTING
Find out what schools are doing with the Raspberry Pi

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> THE STARS OF CODE CLUB

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Meet the members of Code Club’s ‘Star Clubs’ network

> HOW TO START A CODE CLUB

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It’s easy to start a Code Club in your local school or library

> WHAT NOW FOR ASTRO PI?

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Tim Peake might be back home, but the mission continues

Get acquainted with the basics of setting up and using the
world’s favourite credit card-sized PC. It’s easier than you think!

THE DIGITAL
MAKING
REVOLUTION

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START YOUR OWN
CODE CLUB

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> SKYCADEMY: TAKE TO THE SKIES 54
Help your students reach the edge of space

> THE ORACLE WEATHER STATION 55
How 1,000 Pi-powered weather stations are being used

> RASPBERRY JAMS

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The perfect community event to celebrate digital making

> PICADEMY
Learn about our free teacher training initiative

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Find out how the maker
movement is revolutionising the
way modern education is being
taught around the world

Code Club is a nationwide network
of volunteer-led after-school coding
clubs for children aged 9-11

FREE COMPUTING RESOURCES
CODE WITH
MINECRAFT

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PHYSICAL
COMPUTING
WITH
SCRATCH
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Educator’s Edition

GET STARTED WITH
EXPLORER HAT PRO

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> CAMERA MODULE
Take pictures and video on your Pi

> GPIO ZERO

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Basic electronics projects made easy

> SONIC PI
Code music on the Raspberry Pi

> MAGIC 8 BALL
Program your own in easy steps

> PI & MICRO:BIT
Use the micro:bit with Raspberry Pi

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