Future STEM kids will love this Raspberry Pi computer | Cult of Mac

Future STEM kids will love this Raspberry Pi computer

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Don't want your kids to break your MacBook? They can tear this apart instead.
Get your kid a toy as smart as they are.
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You probably don’t want to come home to find your precious little one has torn open your MacBook, even in the name of learning. They might discover what a circuit board looks like, but at what cost?

That’s why you should foster your child’s STEM interest in a way that keeps your electronics off the chopping block. The CrowPi2 offers a fantastic starting point for kids who want something to tinker with. Plus, it’s on sale for $319.99 (regularly $329).

A Raspberry Pi computer for STEM learning

At its core, the CrowPi2 is a simple device. It’s a Raspberry Pi, a series of common sensors, a screen and a wireless keyboard. They’re simple parts, but in practice, the CrowPi2 can open up a whole world for your people just getting into STEM.

The CrowPi2 looks like a laptop, but it’s got a lot more under the hood. The CrowPi2 can play Minecraft, among other games, but there’s more beneath the keyboard. It can sense light levels, and you can set up face and speech recognition or use it to engineer new electronics projects.

Beyond that, you can create circuits or make a functional piano out of fruit. That’s certainly a new way to listen to Apple Music.

All sensors can function independently or connect to the Raspberry Pi for fun projects. There’s virtually no limit to what the CrowPi2 can do. In fact, folks have created some amazing things using the Raspberry Pi platform. If you have a little coding knowledge or want to learn alongside someone, you can make anything you and your new STEM learner can dream of.

“The grandson was able to immediately play Minecraft. And the next day he was using the coding to do an animation sequence,” wrote one Amazon reviewer.

Save on CrowPi2

Start someone’s STEM education by showing them a computer that’s meant to be taken apart and put back together. Get the CrowPi2 All-in-1 Raspberry Pi & STEM Learning Platform on sale for $319.99 (regularly $329).

Prices subject to change.