Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • What Are We Creating?
    • Parts List
    • Downloadable PDF Instructions
  • 2

    Basic Electronics

    • Getting Started with...
    • Getting Started with... Electronics
    • Getting Started with... Arduino
    • How Does a Breadboard Work?
    • What is a... Light Emitting Diode (LED)?
    • What is a... Resistor?
    • What is a... Light Dependent Resistor (LDR)?
    • What is a... Jumper Wire?
  • 3

    Assemble the Hardware/ Circuit

    • Mood Lamp Circuit - Step-by-step Video
    • Step 1 - Place the LEDs and LDR
    • Step 2 - Place the Flat Jumper Wires
    • Step 3 - Connect the UNO Microcontroller
    • Step 4 - Place the Paper Lantern
  • 4

    Write the Sketch (Program)

    • Now what? - Writing Your Program
    • Getting Started with... Coding
    • Part 1 - Initial Notes and Assigning Variables
    • Part 2 - The Setup() and Loop()
    • Part 3 - Telling it to do Stuff
    • Part 4 - Finishing Up
    • Completed Code
    • Testing - Does it Work?
  • 5

    Common Errors

    • Programming Errors
    • Hardware Errors
  • 6

    Exercises

    • Exercises
  • 7

    NEED HELP?

    • NEED HELP? Questions, answers, comments
    • Show Us Your Work and Get Free Stuff!