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December 12, 2014 AT 11:00 am

Draw Snowflakes With Code #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Draw a snowflake using code. via raspberry.org

Draw snowflakes with code using Python Turtle. This is great fun and a great way to start learning how to code with Python. In this resource you will learn how to use a sequence of instructions to make shapes, how to use loops to repeat instructions, and how to store information in variables.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

HARDWARE

A Raspberry Pi with an SD card loaded with Raspbian

SOFTWARE

Python 3

STEPS

How to draw with Python Turtle
How to turn with Python Turtle
Using loops to create shapes
Creating spiral patterns
Changing the pen colour randomly
Using a function to draw a snowflake

WORKSHEET

Worksheet
(Optional) Final version of Python code snowflake.py

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