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June 2014 Learn More Links

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Links from the bottom of all the June/July 2014 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.

An ASCII Art Project

https://www.kidscodecs.com/ascii-art-project/

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Raspberry Pi Projects

https://www.kidscodecs.com/raspberry-pi-projects/

Where to Buy a Pi

http://www.raspberrypi.org/buy/
https://www.adafruit.com/search?q=raspberry+pi

How to Install Raspberry Pi

http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/
http://www.raspberrypi.org/help/noobs-setup/

Minecraft on Raspberry Pi

http://pi.minecraft.net/
http://www.raspberrypi.org/tag/minecraft/

How To Setup Minecraft On The Raspberry Pi

Includes screen shots, how to create a desktop icon on your Pi, and comments include solutions to save your Minecraft world. Be sure to read the comments to find issues and workarounds.
http://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2013/10/how-to-setup-minecraft-on-the-raspberry-pi/
http://picraftbukkit.webs.com/pi-minecraft-server-how-to

How to Setup a Minecraft Server

http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Minecraft-Server/?ALLSTEPS

Programming Minecraft

https://arghbox.wordpress.com/2013/06/13/programming-minecraft-pi-with-python-early-draft/
http://arghbox.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/minecraftbook.pdf
http://www.raspberrypi.org/learning-python-using-codecademy-and-raspberry-pi-minecraft-a-resource-of-great-note/
http://arghbox.wordpress.com/
http://www.stuffaboutcode.com/
http://www.scarabcoder.com/
http://blog.whaleygeek.co.uk/category/raspberry-pi/
http://mcpipy.wordpress.com/

How To Capture Minecraft Screenshots On The Raspberry Pi

http://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2014/05/how-to-capture-minecraft-screenshots-on-the-raspberry-pi/

Remote Control Your Pi (Look, No Monitor for Pi)

http://trevorappleton.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/remotely-connect-to-raspberry-pi-desktop.html
http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-up-a-VNC-Server-on-your-Raspberry-Pi/?ALLSTEPS
http://elinux.org/RPi_VNC_Server
http://www.tightvnc.com/download.php

Connect to Your Raspberry Pi with SSH

http://trevorappleton.blogspot.com/2013/03/ssh-into-raspberry-pi.html

The One-Button Audio Book Player

Doesn’t require advanced skills. Do read the comments, however, for links and tips.
http://blogs.fsfe.org/clemens/2012/10/30/the-one-button-audiobook-player/

Wolfram Language for Kids

http://www.calfuntech.cl/pdf/wolfram_language_for_kids.pdf

Coffee Table Pi

http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-Pi/?ALLSTEPS
http://www.ikeahackers.net/2013/01/lack-arcade-coffee-table.html

Make Your Garage Door Email, Tweet, or SMS

http://www.richlynch.com/2013/07/27/pi_garage_alert_1/
http://www.richlynch.com/2013/08/04/pi_garage_alert_2/

How to Rename Your Pi

www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2012/11/how-to-rename-your-raspberry-pi/

Build a Raspberry Pi Case with Legos

http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/1354
http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/1515
http://tdb.brickowl.com/store/the-daily-brick-case-for-raspberry-pi-set

More and More and More Raspberry Pi Projects

https://plus.google.com/+raspberrypi/posts
http://www.raspberrypi.org/resources/
http://readwrite.com/2014/01/21/raspberry-pi-great-projects
http://www.instructables.com/tag/type-id/?sort=none&q=Raspberry+Pi
http://trevorappleton.blogspot.co.uk/
http://www.daveakerman.com/
http://raspi.tv/

Where to Get Help with Raspberry Pi

http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/
http://www.element14.com/community/community/raspberry-pi
http://elinux.org/RPi_Hub
http://elinux.org/RPi_VerifiedPeripherals

Simple Raspberry Pi Shutdown Button

http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Raspberry-Pi-Shutdown-Button/?ALLSTEPS

Computational Thinking Projects

https://www.kidscodecs.com/computational-thinking-projects/

What is Computational Thinking?

http://www.google.com/edu/computational-thinking/what-is-ct.html

Exploring Computational Thinking (Google)

http://www.google.com/edu/computational-thinking/lessons.html

Describe an Everyday Object

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aiIXl6M9t9Gq0rtOtcKknxqT4mU9b6q7UbYP-3xlKqk/edit

Search US Patents Online

http://www.uspto.gov/patents/process/search/
https://www.google.com/?tbm=pts
https://www.google.com/?tbm=pts#q=house&safe=off&tbm=pts

Multiplying by Numbers Between 0 and 1

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fVkEDKc28Z3yTvaHwQsMGt5gV1YxTwscJfEr8p4lG28/edit?hl=en

Scientific Method

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientific_method

Computer Science Unplugged Projects

https://www.kidscodecs.com/cs-unplugged-projects/

Computer Science (CS) Unplugged

http://csunplugged.com
http://csunplugged.com/activities

CS Unplugged Book (Teachers Edition)

Includes all the exercises and context to help anyone learn.
http://csunplugged.com/teachers-edition
http://csunplugged.com/sites/default/files/activity_pdfs_full/unpluggedTeachersMar2010-USletter.pdf

Count the Dots (Binary Numbers)

http://csunplugged.com/binary-numbers
http://csunplugged.com/sites/default/files/activity_pdfs_full/unplugged-01-binary_numbers.pdf
http://cse4k12.org/binary/magic_trick.html

The Orange Game (Routing and Deadlock)

http://csunplugged.com/routing-and-deadlock
http://csunplugged.com/sites/default/files/activity_pdfs_full/unplugged-10-routing_and_deadlock.pdf

Santa’s Dirty Socks

http://csunplugged.com/divideAndConquer
http://csunplugged.com/sites/default/files/activity_pdfs_full/SantasDirtySocksGeneral.pdf

Kid Krypto

http://csunplugged.com/public-key-encryption
http://csunplugged.com/sites/default/files/activity_pdfs_full/unplugged-18-public_key_encryption_0.pdf

20 Guesses

http://csunplugged.com/information-theory
http://csunplugged.com/sites/default/files/activity_pdfs_full/unplugged-05-information_theory.pdf

Create a WordPress Website

https://www.kidscodecs.com/create-a-wordpress-website/

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Robots!

https://www.kidscodecs.com/robots/

Lego Mindstorms

http://www.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms/
http://www.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms/downloads/software/ddsoftwaredownload/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lego_mindstorm
http://www.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms/gettingstarted
http://www.us.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms/community

Sphero

http://www.gosphero.com/sphero-2-0/
http://www.gosphero.com/education/
http://www.kidsruby.com/

Robot Turtles Adventure Quest

http://www.robotturtles.com/
http://www.thinkfun.com/robotturtles
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/danshapiro/robot-turtles-the-board-game-for-little-programmer
http://duxter.com/robotturtles

Logo Programming Language

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logo_%28programming_language%29
http://el.media.mit.edu/logo-foundation/logo/programming.html
http://el.media.mit.edu/logo-foundation/resources/links.html
http://el.media.mit.edu/logo-foundation/resources/discussion.html
http://www.transum.org/software/Logo/
http://turtleacademy.com/
http://logo.twentygototen.org/

Codea

https://www.kidscodecs.com/codea-tutorials/

Codea (iTunes)

http://itunes.apple.com/app/id439571171?mt=8

Codea Resources

http://codea.io
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/Home
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/Codea%20Programming%20FAQ
http://codea.io/talk/categories/code-sharing
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/CopyingCode
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/HintsAndTips
http://codea.io/talk

Codea Tutorials

https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/ForKids
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/Tutorials
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/DrawingTutorial
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/AnimationTutorial
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/TouchTutorial
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/Parameter
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/SensorTutorial

Patrick Coxsall Codea Tutorials (YouTube)

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwfVwIQIZJUXh4Gk7kvR0TQ
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?feature=c4-feed-u&list=PL28ZgPD5H3I07rN55BaYuq65ezTH509Sd
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRkC7Js9ep0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bogCG07VtX4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CO-9BjxqY9o
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3k0saVH5uA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjwV6PKX1mk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPBuhSaAv0E
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnBnNTH9flw

David Such Codea Tutorials

http://codeatuts.blogspot.com/p/contents.html

Ignatz Codea Tutorials

https://coolcodea.wordpress.com/
https://coolcodea.wordpress.com/2013/06/19/index-of-posts/
https://coolcodea.wordpress.com/2013/03/10/starting-with-codea/
https://coolcodea.wordpress.com/2013/03/page/2/
https://coolcodea.wordpress.com/2013/03/page/1/
https://coolcodea.wordpress.com/2013/03/28/17-things-i-would-have-liked-to-have-known-sooner/

Ignatz Board Game Tutorial

A high level description of coding FloodIt using Codea, with code from Pastebin and Github.
https://coolcodea.wordpress.com/2013/03/30/18-lessons-from-a-simple-board-game-part-1/
https://coolcodea.wordpress.com/2013/03/31/19-lessons-from-a-simple-board-game-part-2/
http://pastebin.com/pbXLsJ1e
https://gist.github.com/dermotbalson/5346233

Lua Resources

http://www.lua.org/manual/5.2/
http://lua-users.org/
http://tylerneylon.com/a/learn-lua/
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/OtherResources
http://luatut.com/crash_course.html

Github Tutorials

https://www.kidscodecs.com/github-tutorials/

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Alice Tutorials

https://www.kidscodecs.com/alice-tutorials/

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Summer Tech Camps and Local Tech Groups

https://www.kidscodecs.com/summer-tech-camps-groups/

Summer Technology Camps List

https://www.kidscodecs.com/resources/technology-summer-camps-kids/
https://www.kidscodecs.com/resources/coding-schools/
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/from-minecraft-to-modding-a-summer-tech-camp-explainer-for-parents

Black Girls Code

http://www.blackgirlscode.com/

Girls Who Code

http://www.girlswhocode.com/

CoderDojo

http://coderdojo.com/

Code Club

Currently 2000+ UK after school groups to teach coding to kids.
https://www.codeclub.org.uk/

Little Miss Geek

http://littlemissgeek.com/

Tech-Girls

http://www.tech-girls.org/events.html

Meetup (Hacking tag)

http://www.meetup.com/find/?offset=0&psize=64&currentpage=1&allMeetups=true&categories=&keywords=hacking&radius=Infinity

How to Build a Guitar

https://www.kidscodecs.com/how-to-build-a-guitar/

History of Cigar Box Guitars

http://cigarboxguitars.com/about/history

How to Build an Uncle Enos Banjo

http://www.cigarboxnation.com/group/oldschool/forum/topics/build-an-uncle-enos-banjo

The Canjo for $39.99

http://www.cbgitty.com/made-in-the-usa/brewery-lane-series-canjo-3-genesee-cream-ale-steel-can/
http://www.cbgitty.com

Plastic Container Guitar (Artists Helping Children)

http://www.artistshelpingchildren.org/make-guitars-crafts.html

Daddy Mojo Cigar Box Guitars

http://www.daddymojo.com

Also In The June 2014 Issue

Codea

Codea is an app designed to make it easy to create games and software. Here are tutorials and links to online resources.

Raspberry Pi Projects

Here's a quick introduction to Raspberry Pi, how to find one, get set up, and then do all sorts of neat projects. With links for each step.

Summer Tech Camps and Local Groups

Summer is a great time to get outdoors, learn technology, and meet people in summer tech camps and local tech groups.

Github Basics

Github is an important tool used by programmers to manage their code projects. Here are Github tutorials with links to learn more.

Create ASCII Art

It's fun and easy to create ASCII art with your computer keyboard, a text editor, and your imagination. Here are ideas to get started.

If you’re not failing 90% of the time, then you’re probably not working on sufficiently challenging problems.

June 2014 Learn More Links

Links from the bottom of all the June/July 2014 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.

June 2014 News Wire

Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for the months of June/July 2014.

Robots!

Mindstorms, Sphero, and Robot Turtles engage kids (and families) in playing while also teaching computer science and programming.

Describe an Object, Multiplying Numbers

Computational thinking projects help you to solve problems in ways used to create software, as well as problems in real life.

Count Dots, The Orange Game, Santa’s Dirty Socks

These hands on projects teach computer science concepts without a computer. Plus links to many more projects.