Adventures in Minecraft

Adventures in Minecraft is a coding book, aimed at 11-15 year olds. In it, you will learn how to code in Python, but using Minecraft as the platform to learn about coding. This book is ideal for those with some Minecraft gaming experience, who would like to learn how to ‘mod’ the game using code. The adventures in the book work on PC, Mac and Raspberry Pi.

Please read about it here

All the supporting videos, downloadable code files, and bonus material is available here

Martin’s blog is here

We have a google-group that we use to exchange help and ideas with our readers here

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Raspberry Pi STEM Club – 50 enthusiastic kids

Today I went with my STEM Ambassador hat on to a secondary school in Essex, to help out at a lunchtime science club, and to help launch a Raspberry Pi aspect in their existing after school STEM club.

The science teacher had mentioned at an assembly this week that the school were looking into getting some Raspberry Pi computers for use in the after school club, and if anyone was interested, to get in contact. I don’t think she was quite prepared for what was to follow!

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