Information about the Calliope project
You can need collaborators for your own project for very different reasons: as support in the classroom, as financial support or simply to have your back. Here we have put together various materials that you can use if you want to tell others about the Calliope mini.
The Calliope mini class set: secondary class contains everything to quickly and easily expand the Calliope mini with additional external sensors and actuators.
Simply plug in, program and try it out!
• 20 Calliope mini starter boxes
• 10 humidity sensors
• 10 ultrasonic distance sensors
ELIGIBLE via the DIGITAL PACT
Different programming tools (editors) are available for programming with the Calliope mini.
On the Editors page there is all the important information for selecting the appropriate programming environment, from visual block programming to text-based programming, such as Python.
For teaching with the Calliope mini at secondary level I we offer selected teaching material based on the curriculum. The guided lessons include downloadable, editable resources covering everything from computer science fundamentals to high school creative design projects.
Persen Verlag publishes another workbook for teachers and students for teaching with the Calliope mini, this time for grades 5 and 6 of secondary school.MakeCode Editor.
Westermann offers an introduction to programming in the chapter "Experimenting with the Calliope microcontroller" of the book "Praxis Informatik - Edition 2021 for North Rhine-Westphalia".Open Roberta Lab Editor.
We offer different training formats for beginners, for more in-depth study, but also for exchange in the network. The training courses are currently all taking place online as live events or are available as videos for retrieval.
The Calliope training courses with regular one-hour online sessions and a MOOC for self-learning offer many tips for teaching in addition to an introduction.
The Calliope mini Experts program starts every half year and is aimed at all teachers and school administrators from German-speaking countries.
Here you will find tips and tricks for the possibilities of programming the Calliope mini with the iPad as well as a selection of extra iPad materials.
You still have questions?
We offer individual online appointments to inform about topics that interest you, such as the differences between the GS and SEK I class sets, programming environments and teaching materials.
Functions at a glance
The Calliope mini is packed with different inputs, outputs and sensors as well as radio and Bluetooth functions.
Control the outputs, inputs and sensors of the Calliope mini and create the first sequences, loops and conditions.
Whether CO2 traffic light, game controller or irrigation system. With the help of the many extensions, the possibilities are endless.