Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Project Description
    • Parts List
    • Learning Objectives
    • New Electronic Components
    • ** IMPORTANT Information About Batteries **
  • 2

    Hardware

    • Step 1 - Set up the Box Top and Outside Flap
    • Step 2 - Set up the Left Side of the Box
    • Step 3 - Set up the Right Side of the Box
    • Step 5 - Set up the Bottom of the Box
    • Step 6a - Fabricate the Caster (Wheel) Mount
    • Step 6b - Mounting the Caster (Wheel)
    • Step 7 - Ultrasonic Sensor
    • Step 8 - Motors and Motor Driver
    • Step 9 - UNO R3 and Breadboard
    • Step 10 - Wheels and Fins
  • 3

    Wiring

    • Wiring Diagram - Overview
    • Step 1 - Set up the Motor Driver
    • Step 2 - Connect Motors, Motor Driver, and the Breadboard
    • Step 3 - Connect Arduino to the Breadboard
    • Step 4 - Connect the Ultrasonic Sensor
    • Step 5 - Connect the Battery
  • 4

    Programming

    • New Coding Commands & Concepts
    • Part 1 - Functional Overview
    • Part 2 - Definitions & Setup
    • Part 3 - Void Loop: Get Data & Decisioning
    • Part 4 - Functions: Movement
    • Part 5 - Functions: Movement (cont.) & Ultrasonic Sensor Readings
    • Arduino Create: Complete Program
    • Troubleshooting
  • 5

    Exercises & Challenges

    • Exercises
    • Programming Challenge
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  • 6

    Discussion

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