Explorations in Engineering

Tech Major

Course Description

Discover engineering concepts as you assemble the electronic components to build and program a Piper with Rasberry Pi micro-computer. Move on to explore structural and electrical engineering as you build mega structures in Minecraft and then use Redstone to add levers, switches and devices to power your world.

Ages All
Skill Level Beginner to Intermediate
Software Minecraft
Hardware Piper Kit
Bring from Home Campers bring a Mojang (Minecraft) account. Don’t have one? Get one Here!
Lab Fee $285 (Camper brings home Piper Micro-Computer)

What will campers learn?

How to build a micro-computer and learn about electronics
Critical thinking and problem solving
The fundamentals of electrical circuitry
The fundamentals of architectural design
To create Redstone powered devices in Minecraft

What will campers create?

Piper with Raspberry Pi mini-computer and Minecraft structures powered by Redstone