Attention anyone who has a curiosity for computing, coding, or making innovative projects. Introducing, Raspberry Pi!

Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer that runs the Linux operating system. The first Raspberry Pi was a fully functioning computer that cost $35 and was initially created to increase inclusivity in computer education.

Over the years Raspberry Pi users have formed a worldwide community that shares projects for the rest of the world to see.

Since 2012, Raspberry Pi has released dozens of different models that range in price from $5 to $75. Each model’s specifications may benefit a specific project or just spark curiosity for users across the world.

The interfaces of Raspberry Pi give the user access to the internet, USB devices, multiple monitors, as well many different electronic interface options. There is truly nothing the Raspberry Pi can’t do given the right amount of time and innovation.

In this lesson, you will explore what Raspberry Pi can do and how you can get involved with the world’s most famous single-board computer.


The workspace shows the Raspberry Pi 4 single-board computer.

Move on to the next exercise when you are ready.

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