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A Raspberry Pi 4

The Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer developed by the Raspberry Pi foundation used for computer science and hobbies. The Raspberry Pi may contain an installation of Scratch versions 1.4, 2.0, or 3.0, depending on which editon of Raspberry Pi OS it has. The Raspberry Pi can be used for more than Scratch projects, such as robots, smart devices and more. The Raspberry Pi is best known for being a computer the size of a credit card, and being an inexpensive computer for computer scientists, with the entry model (Raspberry Pi Zero) costing US$5.

Extensions

The Raspberry Pi release of Scratch 3.0 contains three extensions not included in other releases due to specifically pertaining to the Raspberry Pi. These extensions are:

Necessary Hardware

The Raspberry Pi Sense HAT Extension requires an extra piece of hardware to go along with the Raspberry Pi, but the Raspberry Pi GPIO Extension and Raspberry Pi Simple Electronics Extension can be used without any extra hardware at all. With the Raspberry Pi GPIO Extension, the user can detect the status of specific GPIO ports. Also, with the Raspberry Pi Simple Electronics Extension, the user can toggle certain LEDs on the board and detect buttons.

Raspberry Pi Models

The current model of the Raspberry Pi is the Raspberry Pi 4, but there are older models that can be used with Scratch as well. All of the Raspberry Pi models are:

  • Raspberry Pi 1
    • Raspberry Pi 1 Model A
    • Raspberry Pi 1 Model A+
    • Raspberry Pi 1 Model B
    • Raspberry Pi 1 Model B+
  • Raspberry Pi 2
    • Raspberry Pi 2 Model A
    • Raspberry Pi 2 Model A+
    • Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
    • Raspberry Pi 2 Model B+
  • Raspberry Pi Zero
    • Raspberry Pi Zero W
    • Raspberry Pi Zero WH
  • Raspberry Pi 3
    • Raspberry Pi 3 Model A
    • Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+
    • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
    • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+
  • Raspberry Pi 4
    • Raspberry Pi 4 Model A
    • Raspberry Pi 4 Model B
  • Raspberry Pi 400
  • Raspberry Pi Pico
  • Raspberry Pi RP2040

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