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Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids - Second Edition by Daniel Bates

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Raspberry Pi

In the mid-2000s, some of the staff at the University of Cambridge noticed that there were fewer students applying to study computer science each year, and that they didn't have very much experience. Something had to be done about this situation. The answer was the Raspberry Pi: a small, inexpensive computer which makes programming as accessible and as fun as possible. The idea is that students can play with the Raspberry Pi in their spare time, and in the process, learn valuable core computer science skills. Since its creation, many other groups have discovered how useful the Raspberry Pi can be, including schools, adults who want to brush up on their skills with technology, and electronics hobbyists. ...

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