Sense HAT I

This lesson introduces you to the world of the Sense HAT. This is a physical device that sits on top of a Raspberry Pi computer and can be used to sense the environment. You will use an emulator for this lesson but you are free to follow along with a Raspberry Pi and a Sense HAT if you have one available to you.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.What method should you use to add something to the end of a list?

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Q2.What method should you use to sort a list in ascending order?

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Q3.True or False: You can return a list from a function

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.What method should you use to add something to the end of a list?

1/3

Q2.What method should you use to sort a list in ascending order?

2/3

Q3.True or False: You can return a list from a function

3/3

Video

Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

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Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.

Worksheet

These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.

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Quiz:

Sense HAT I

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.How many Astro Pi's are in space?

1/3

Q2.How many pixels are on the LED matrix?

2/3

Q3.Which code snippet would you use to remove all pixels from the LED matrix?

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Sense HAT I

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.How many Astro Pi's are in space?

1/3

Q2.How many pixels are on the LED matrix?

2/3

Q3.Which code snippet would you use to remove all pixels from the LED matrix?

3/3

Lesson summary: Sense HAT I

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