Introduction to Arduino: Blinking LED
Released: August 13, 2023
Certificate: Finish lessons and pass the quiz with 75%
"Introduction to Arduino: Blinking LED" is an engaging and hands-on class that introduces participants to the fascinating world of Arduino microcontrollers, with a focus on creating a blinking LED project. Arduino is an open-source electronics platform renowned for its simplicity and versatility.
In this class, students will be introduced to the basic concepts of Arduino programming and circuit building. They will learn how to set up an Arduino board and establish a connection with their computer. Participants will explore the Arduino Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and gain a fundamental understanding of the C/C++ programming language used with Arduino.
The class will then delve into the exciting project of creating a blinking LED. Students will learn how to wire an LED to an Arduino board and write a simple program to control its on/off state. Through hands-on exercises and demonstrations, participants will discover how to adjust the blinking speed, experiment with different pins, and explore variations in LED colors and types.
By the end of the class, participants will have a solid foundation in Arduino programming and circuit building. They will have successfully created their own blinking LED project and gained the skills necessary to embark on further Arduino-based explorations. Whether for hobbyists, aspiring inventors, or those interested in the world of electronics, this class serves as an inspiring and empowering introduction to Arduino and the joy of bringing an LED to life through blinking patterns.
Sherwin Ramos has taught Arduino since 2012 at Xavier University Junior High School, Philippines.
He started his career as a systems analyst for a retail store where he spearheaded the automation of its payroll and personnel system.
He also develops websites, mobile apps, and games besides teaching.