Register for Summer Classes - M-F - 1.5hr/day - 75$/Week - Jun-Aug
Learn about basic tools available to make things of real-life use. You will learn about Arduino and 3D-Printing as tools for introduction to the world of making!
Create basic 3D structures using CAD and program Arduino first using a simulator and later using a real board.
Build and Explore the different parts involved in an automobile (budding) and later program a traffic signal light using basic sensors (beginner, intermediate and advanced).
Learn about basics of creating 3D shapes (cube, cylinder, sphere).
Create 3D shapes in TinkerCad and prepare for 3D printing.
Print the class exercises with initials inscribed for each student.
Learn basics of 3D shapes and 3D printing.
Create 3D shapes in TinkerCad and understand principles if extrusion, infill patterning.
Build different parts needed for a simple automobile - frame, axles and wheels.
Learn about 3D Modeling in TinkerCad.
Create a library of parts needed for printing automobile
3D print the model and test in real life how fast it rolls!
Learn about creating complex shapes in TinkerCad
Create a library of parts for an automobile, a flower vase and round shelf with initials embossed
3D Print the parts and use them in real-life.
Learn about basics of electricity - voltage and current
Create simple LED experiment with a battery and wires
Build a simple ON-OFF LED and Motor setup
Learn about Ohms law, simulate LED and motor experiments
Understand timing events in simulation and ON-OFF switch operation that we use in daily life
Build a simple speed controlled motor to use in later classes for building an automobile
Learn about logical operations - AND, OR, NOT
Using logical operations, simulate the control mechanism that imitates the UP/DOWN buttons of an elevator. This is to encourage logical problem solving in kids.
Build a two-way controlled switch like the downstairs-upstairs light switch in our home.
Learn about different physical variables (speed, temperature, humidity, force etc) and how to use sensors to sense these variables.
Create experiments to setup a temperature driven cooling fan i.e. air-conditioning unit!
Build a real-life AC unit using a thermistor and DC motor.
Learn about GUI-based programming techniques
Create simple programs for sequential, repetitive and decision making code techniques.
Build a simple game controlled with keyboard arrows to navigate a maze.
Learn about programming Arduino in TinkerCad
Understand basic principles of sensing and controlling different pins on the Arduino
Build a timed on-off control of a LED or DC motor driven using Arduino
Learn about programming Arduino and concepts like pulse width modulation for controlling real-life objects
Simulated experiments to learn about timed events, interrupts and input/output in Arduino.
Build a user input based speed-programmable DC motor in Arduino
Learn advanced concepts and digital and analog input/output capabilities of Arduino
Create an experiment to wirelessly communicate between two Arduino boards (basic underlying experiment teaches about wireless communication between two setups).
Build and test bi-directional two way wireless communication between two Arduino boards.