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01.00 - Introduction


This module introduces electricity, electronics, circuits, safety, LEDs, resistors, the Arduino, and coding. It is a general overview to help gain familiarity with new topics and techniques. Reference artists are provided for inspiration and guidance in students’ research and project proposals

Learning Objectives

  • Gain basic understanding of electricity and electric circuits
  • Experiment with electrical circuits
  • Learn about the Arduino and the Arduino IDE
  • Wire up an LED to an Arduino with a breadboard and a resistor
  • Upload a sketch to the Arduino to blink an LED
  • Modify a sketch to change the blink rate of the LED

Keywords / Terms

  • Volt
  • Current
  • Resistance
  • Resistor
  • Breadboard
  • Jumper Cable
  • Arduino
  • Function
  • Variable
  • Millisecond
  • Servo Motor
  • LED - Light Emitting Diode
  • AC
  • DC
  • Product Datasheet