Alarm Projects

Alarm Projects

In this project, you’ll use several different sensors to create alarms. What You’ll Learn When you are finished with this project, you’ll be able to: Use an infrared motion sensor Connect magnetic sensors to detect when a door or window is open...
Visualize Resistance in Action

Visualize Resistance in Action

Looking to understand exactly what resistors do?  In this bonus project, you’ll use various resistance levels and see the impact they have on LED brightness and voltage levels. What You’ll Learn When you are finished with this project, you’ll be able...
Build a Color Changer

Build a Color Changer

RGB LEDs use combinations of red, green, and yellow in various intensities to create a whole rainbow of colors. In this course, you’ll learn to incorporate this special kind of LED into a circuit, and then write some code to get it to run through a spectrum of...
Serial and Parallel Circuits

Serial and Parallel Circuits

In this project, we’ll explore how series and parallel circuits impact current and voltage.  You’ll build a few simple circuits and watch as the  values change when electricity passes through them. What You’ll Learn When you are finished with this...
Robot Mission 9: Remote Temperature Sensing

Robot Mission 9: Remote Temperature Sensing

In this mission, you’ll connect a temperature and humidity sensor to your bluetooth controlled robot.  In the previous mission, you sent data to the robot to steer it.  In this mission, you’ll receive data back from the robot to tell you the temperature wherever you...