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The four week program will focus on STEM Subjects including lab learning, company/industry visits, cultural and sports activities.

Along with the basics of Raspberry Pi and app building, students can enjoy some typical Indian pastimes, e.g. Yoga, dance and cricket.

Students will get an opportunity to stay with a host family for the entire duration and be part of a group of high school students from around the world.

Eligibility Requirements

Age
15years 0month(s) to 17years 6month(s)

Language
Medium English will ensure you can enjoy the courses, which are taught in English and are able to interact with the other multinational participants.

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Highlights

Program Highlights

  • Host families Stay for 4 weeks
  • Focus of Course on STEM Subjects and availability of Study Material will be provided by host school.
  • STEM Classes (both theoretical and practical) for the participants
  • Lab learning/ practice every day
  • Involvement of participants in extracurricular activities like Music, Dance, Arts etc
  • Industry/company visits in the STEM field for practical exposure (3 visits at end of the program).
  • Local Sightseeing
  • One trip outside the host city
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Course outlines

Along with intercultural activities and learning, the students can expect to learn! The following topics represent an incredible introduction to the “real world” uses for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

  • Introduction to Drone Raspberry Pi
  • Learning basic programming and configuring Raspberry Pi
  • Interfacing PC peripherals with Raspberry Pi
  • Basic applications with Raspberry Pi
  • Connecting Raspberry Pi with internet
  • Wired and Wi-Fi, Remotely controlling Raspberry Pi wired and wireless
  • Streaming live video data from Raspberry Pi to PC and Mobile
  • Recording video data to Raspberry Pi and viewing it offline
  • Configuring Quad copter and Practice flights
  • Attaching the Raspberry Pi cam server to Quad copter and test flights
  • Flying Raspberry Pi Quad copter and streaming live video

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