"Simon Says" is a natural application because it's simple (much simpler than Tetris for example) but not trivial, and lets the students learn many inter-related subjects while having fun. This solves one issue I found : my workshop focused on either inputs or outputs, but not both.
The project covers :
- The hardware part : setup a Raspberry Pi, make it work and learn about the GPIO. Then move on to building a board with 5 buttons/LEDs, as well as a few other status LEDs and a buzzer.
1. First prototype