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Introduction to the Raspberry Pi

This class will provide an overview of the Raspberry Pi and its operating system. Students will build simple applications using GPIO, a stepper motor and a camera module. Experience with Python and Linux would be useful but is not necessary. Class Goals Students will learn how to use a Raspberry Pi as a desktop computer. […]


Making Stamps with Lasers

Whether you’re an advanced user of laser cutters or a beginner, this course will guide you through the process of making a stamp to use yourself or give as a gift. Participants will learn how to design and fabricate their own stamp and all of the challenges that show up in the process of doing […]


Parts and Crafts Brings the Maker Movement to Kids

Parts and Crafts 577 Somerville Ave., (617) 207-8016 partsandcrafts.org For Dina Gjertsen, it can be a bit difficult to describe what actually goes on at Parts and Crafts. Where else could you make your own lightsaber, build a doll house, and fix a bike? “It’s really just a place for people to share cool projects, […]