INTRODUCTION TO IOT & ARDUINO - $420 + GST per person


Learn about the Internet of Things by getting hands on! Build your own Smart Parking/Smart Home application using Arduino. This is an intensive, practical and fun weekend of learning that is great for interested beginners, high school teachers and even high school students.


About


This course is designed to be an introduction to Arduino and Project Based Learning. The Arduino platform was designed to provide a cheaper way for hobbyists, students and professionals to create applications that play in the human interface world using sensors, actuators, motors, and lights. Common applications include simple robots, motion detectors and smart products - at the completion of the course you will be have the tools and skills needed to create your own Arduino projects and incorporate making directly into your classroom.
 

Is this course for me?


This course is suited to beginner hobbyists/ makers and teachers as part of QTC Registered PD addressing 2.6.2, 3.4.2, and 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW

 

Course outline

 
  • What is Arduino - Software & Hardware (Mechatronics)
  • What are inputs and outputs
  • Coding basics
  • Links to curriculum
  • Work towards a final project  
 

Learning outcomes

 
  • Coding concepts e.g functions, loops, logic  
  • Controlling hardware through code
  • Circuitry basics
  • Mechatronics industry standards
Note: The course fee includes an Arduino Kit to take home at the end of the workshop. If you would not like to take home a kit please enter the promo code "No Kit"
 

Times

 

This runs over a whole weekend from 9:30am - 3:30pm Saturday and Sunday

 

Prerequisites

 

None! This is a beginner level course
 

Where to next?


You can take your knowledge futher by attending our Mobile App Development with Swift course where you will learn how to build an App for iOS
 


Completing the Introduction to IoT & Arduino as part of the Introduction to Makerspace for Teachers will contribute 7 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 2.6.2, 3.4.2, and 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

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Attendees

Start Date

End Date

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018

Time

9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Location

Level 2, 7 Kelly Street

Ultimo, NSW 2007

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Price

+ GST

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