What is a microcontroller and what is made possible with it? How does an Arduino interact with the environment using inputs and outputs?
Lab: Introduction to basic programming and electronics with the Arduino microcontroller.
Tools used: Arduino, Java, electronics.
- We will use Arduinos in class, which connect to a laptop via USB. Please bring a laptop if you can, and if you need to, bring an adapter that will allow you to connect a USB A cable to your computer.
- Shannon Mattern, “Methodolatry and the Art of Measure,” Places Journal (November 2013).
- Introduction to the Arduino
- Browse the Arduino Project Hub