Category: Intermediate

  • Video Editing

    On your Mac/MacBook open the App Store and in the search bar type in iMovie. Press the Get button and complete all screens. Once iMovie has downloaded, open it and hit ‘Create New’. Press ‘Movie’ on the pop-up screen. Download these two videos: Open your downloads folder and drag & drop ‘Paddle boarder’ into iMovie […]

  • HTML

    Raspberry Pi Download this html file we’ll be working on: We’re going to add some extra features including: Scrolling text Titles Type in above the <p></p> line but below the top <html>: Replace [Your Title] with the title you would like. You can change ‘Hello World’ to whatever you like. Now, we promised some scrolling […]

  • Python Basics 2

    Simple Code Raspberry Pi (Same as past two weeks) This week we’re looking at some simple coding in Python. We’ll get some input from the user, then get another number. We’re going to make a calculator that bites back! First, open Menu>Programming>Thonny Python IDE and write this into the main section (not shell): Press run […]

  • Python Basics

    Maths Raspberry Pi (Same as last week) Go into Thonny like last week. In the Shell: Write 355 / 113 into the Shell: Press enter and you will see a number within a millionth of Pi: One of Python’s many features is its ability to calculate calculations without shortening the result as conventional calculators do. […]

  • Beginning Python

    Raspberry Pi (Setup, doesn’t need WI-FI or ethernet) On your Raspberry Pi open your menu (A Raspberry Pi symbol in the top left-hand corner). Hover over ‘Programming’ and click on ‘Thonny Python IDE’ Type in: Press ‘Run’ and at the save screen click on this: And do this: Press ‘Create’ and in the ‘Name’ field: […]

  • Micro:Bit Rainbow Lights

    BBC Micro:Bit ZIP Halo for the BBC Micro:Bit AAA battery holder for ZIP Halo Three AAA This week’s challenge will show you how to use a Micro:Bit to have a rainbow at home. Maybe even put it in your window! Go to the BBC Micro:Bit website (https://makecode.microbit.org/)  Open a new project by clicking the ‘New […]