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Path Details

Title Arduino Path
Area

Hardware

Language Arduino
Author CoderDojo Foundation

Overview

Overview of terminology

Content types
Core resources 
This content is reviewed by the CoderDojo Foundation and is the recommended starting point for a Dojo or Ninja that's just beginning to address the topic.
Supplementary resources 
Ninjas who have completed the core resources at a specific level and want to learn more related things, without going deeper into the topic yet.
Project ideas 
Ideas for Ninjas or Dojos for more projects they can undertake with the skills they have learned.
Content levels
Beginner ()
No more knowledge than what's listed under Prerequisites is required to start on this content.
Intermediate (★★)
Once the core beginner material has been covered, you are ready to start this.
Advanced (★★★)
Once the core intermediate material has been covered, you are ready to start this.
Badges 
These are awards that can be added, once the badge's requirements have been met, by Dojo Champions to a Ninja's profile page in Zen. For more details, see the badges page.

Learn to build your own hardware projects.


About

Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments.


Prerequisites

Just enthusiasm and a willingness to learn!


Resources

A series of challenges from beginner through to advanced for controlling LEDs with Arduino.

Length

3 Dojos

Concept and component cards for the Arduino.

Length

4 Dojos

Supplementary resources

★★

Program an Arduino to tell you when your plant needs watering.

Length

1 Dojos

Online tutorials and projects for all levels by CoderDojo Midwest.

Length unknown

Project ideas

Programming your first Arduino controlled robot will introduce you to interactions with real things - motors and sensors. The hardware and software platform you build in this project can go on to form the basis of lots of fun and challenging projects.

Product N/A

What's next?


Sewable LED
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