Arduino 101

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.

Instructor: Matt Ganucheau


Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform intended for artists designers, hobbyists and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments.  This basic workshop will introduce participants to the Arduino and its programing environment.  Participants will also learn how to use wide variety of sensors and actuators.  Each participant leave with the tools needed to begin building their own interactive projects at home. No prior experience with electronics or programing is required. All materials and fees are included. Limited space available.

Day One:


Serial Communication

Testing your tools

Sensors + Actuators

Scaling and Smoothing

Day Two:

Talking to other environments

Building a sensor network

Project Proposals

Building a controller


Required course materials: Arduino board, USB Cable, Breadboard, Resistors, Buttons, Potentiometer & a Trossen Servo Kit.

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