Intro to Arduino

Introduction to Arduino is a beginner-level class that will introduce participants to the exciting world of physical computing. Participants will learn about how to use microcontrollers in a hands-on workshop. We'll work from examples in the Arduino library to make an interactive LED and music project. No prior experience necessary.

David Zielinski

  • Arduino

About Course


  • Introduction to microcontrollers
  • Intro to basic electrical theory
  • Intro to inputs vs output
  • Light coding (from examples)
  • Build a blinking LED project
  • Build an interactive "theramin" using photosensitive resistor and piezo


  • Students will be familiar with what microcontrollers can do and how to start exploring Arduino Uno's capabilities


Bring laptop with USB port (not USB C, unless you have adapter)


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This class is part of our Mechatronics & Hardware Track

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