Week 3

Zoom Link for the class today.  Copy this link, it will be the same link every week and will be removed from the website after class today.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83115038324?pwd=dWFrZERhdU14aTRobTNXeGU3YUJmQT09

It’s time to turn some motors with code.  Today we will be using the Micro:bit and Crickit to turn a Servo Motor.  

 

4pm    Get Zoom session going 

4:15    Get out all the microcontroller parts and Chromebook

4:30    Get a servo turning with the Crickit

5:00    Turn the TT motor

5:15    Theme and design

 

Materials needed for class

  1. Microbit and data cable
  2. computers
  3. Crickit motor controller

Links for today

MakeCode for Micro:bit

Layout and Design Worksheet

5 Easy Servo Mechanisms

Week 2

Today is All about coding.   We will center around getting everything ready.   Don’t worry if we have problems with the computers that’s why we are doing this early in the session.  We need to know what is working and what is not.

4pm   Get Zoom session going 

4:15    Get out all the microcontroller parts and Chromebook

4:30    Start coding

  1. Blinking Heart tutorial
  2. Dice tutorial
  3. Snap the Dot tutorial
  4. Hook up the Crickit and download the extension 
  5. Make a servo move

5:15    Design and discussion time.  Build doorway or arch out of cardboard that you can fit through.

5:30    Discuss how they will draw out the golf course and how the pizza boxes are going to fit together.

5:45    Discuss Design ideas

Materials needed for class

  1. Microbit and data cable
  2. computers
  3. Crickit motor controller
  4. hot glue gun
  5. cardboard knives
  6. cardboard

Links for today

  1. MakeCode for Micro:bit
  2. Layout and Design Worksheet

1st Class

Zoom Link for the class today.  Copy this link, it will be the same link every week and will be removed from the website after class today.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83115038324?pwd=dWFrZERhdU14aTRobTNXeGU3YUJmQT09

Schedule is subject to change.

4pm   Get Zoom session going 

4:15    Introductions and Class description

4:30    Resources and website

4:45    Get out the Materials and ask questions.  Come up with a storage solution for the stuff.  Break until 5pm

5:00    Discuss the criteria for the golf course and show the video

5:30    Discuss how they will draw out the golf course and how the pizza boxes are going to fit together.

5:45    Team criteria for next class and pretesting.

 

Links for todays class:

Youtube mini golf Course

Student Entrance Survey

Layout and Design Worksheet