Raspberry Jam Schedule

Northern Ireland Raspberry Jam - March 2020

14/03/2020


Key
Not upfront taught workshops Beginner level workshop Intermediate level workshop Advanced level workshop

Note that workshops with around their title are experimental pilot workshops.

Workshops with around their title may involve attendees sharing equipment (pair programming).

Lecture Theatre 1 Main room (large 1st floor) Workshop 1 (medium 1st floor) Workshop 3 (forward ground floor) - Laptops Workshop 4 (rear ground floor) Workshop 5 (very back ground floor)
13:30:00 - 14:15:00

Introduction to the NI Raspberry Jam
0/50
New to the Raspberry Jam? This is the workshop for you! Learn more about our Jam, learn how to wire up a Pi, and get started!

General making/hacking
0/26
In this session, you can grab any one of our many activities/electronic components and learn at your own pace with volunteers on hand if you have issues. Note this session is not a taught workshop.

Introduction to NI Raspberry Jam (Extended)
0/0
This is a reserved slot for the second part of the Introduction to Raspberry Jam Workshop

Python 101
0/10
Python is a simple, but extremely powerful text based programming language. Python 101 will involve learning the basics of using Python including variables, logic and loops. This workshop is (shortly going to be) a prerequisite workshop for many other Python based workshops.

Pi-Stop Traffic Light With Python
0/10
Learn how to make your own mini traffic light using Python!

Engineering Challenge
0/10
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14:30:00 - 15:15:00

General making/hacking
0/26
In this session, you can grab any one of our many activities/electronic components and learn at your own pace with volunteers on hand if you have issues. Note this session is not a taught workshop.

Hacking Minecraft Pi with Python
0/18
Love Minecraft and coding? Then this is the workshop for you! Using Python, in this intermediate level workshop you will learn to hack Minecraft Pi Edition. You could use code to build a house, a magic carpet or just an automatic teleporter. The sky's the limit!

Hacking Unicorn Horns
0/8
Suitable for all ages. In this workshop you will hack the Neopixels (multicoloured LEDs) on a Circuit Playground to create a colour changing Unicorn Horn! All programming in this workshop uses MakeCode, a super simple graphical Scratch-like code editor.

Introduction to Sonic Pi
0/10
Interested in making music? This is the workshop for you. In this introduction workshop, you will learn how to use Sonic Pi to make music with code.

Engineering Challenge
0/10
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15:30:00 - 16:00:00

Lightning talks
0/0
Join us in the lecture theatre for 1 or more 7 minute lighting talks from STEM experts.

16:15:00 - 17:00:00

General making/hacking
0/26
In this session, you can grab any one of our many activities/electronic components and learn at your own pace with volunteers on hand if you have issues. Note this session is not a taught workshop.

Introduction to Explorer HAT with Scratch
0/18
Want to hack some awesome electronics? This is a great beginner workshop to give a go and is done in Scratch.

Introduction to the Bit:bot
0/9
Learn how to program a Micro:bit to drive a little robot around and use sensors to complete challenges!

Astro Pi - Mission Zero
0/10
*FOR 14 OR UNDER ONLY* Want to write code that will be guaranteed to be run on the International Space Station, 408km above us? Now is your chance! In this workshop, we will in teams, prepare entries to the ESA (European Space Agency) AstroPi Mission Zero Competition. Note that you must work in pairs for the competition.

Engineering Challenge
0/10
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