Hardware


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A computer is made up of many electronic components. In this session we will look at the integrated circuit, computer “chip”, and learn on how to use it to control a servo motor to spin things around.


April 27th, 2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Teacher

Nelson Milian is a technology educator, entrepreneur and co-founder of 01.

nelson@learn01.io


Hardware Session breakdown


00:00-00:15

Introduction

  • What is a computer?

  • What is a micro controller?

  • Volts, Amps, and Watts

  • What is resistance?

  • Electrons

00:15-00:45

Tutorial & Activity

  • Setting up the micro controller.

  • Connecting the motor to the micro controller.

00:45-01:15

Activity

  • Coding the micro controller to move the servo around.

01:15-02:00

Challenge

  • Attach an object to the servo to make it move an arm.

  • Attach multiple servos and program them to move together,