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Build Arduino Robots
In this online course, you will learn how to build, wire, and program your very own mobile robot. Explore the world of robotics using the popular Arduino platform. This course is designed for the Beginner looking to gain programming and hardware skills. At the end of this course, you will be able to define the parts of a robot, configure the software for autonomous moves, and demonstrate the use of sensors to solve classic robotics challenges.
Who this course is for
We recommend taking this course if you have an interest in learning how to program autonomous mobile robots. This course is designed for the absolute beginner. Students should have basic keyboarding skills, downloading/installing computer programs, and an interest in technology, coding, and robots!
This course is great for K-12 independent studies, extracurricular activities, weekend hobby projects, homeschool STEM, or as a technical introduction for STEM educators.
Skills you’ll gain
Students will gain access to our paced, online lessons, quizzes, and projects using a mobile robot. You’ll also have instant access to our course instructors. Feel supported with your course work. We provide office hours for all of our students. Also, if you score 80% or better on the final exam, you will be awarded a Completion Certificate.
What is a robot? Learn what a robot is. We'll review all the necessary materials used to build our robots in this course.
Electronics Basics Learn about the different types of sensors and how to wire up your robot.
Programming Moves Let's make our robot move! Learn the basics of motor control and how to write methods.
Autonomous Moves This section is all about building move methods to complete the challenges!
Sensing and Reacting Robots are designed to respond to their environment. Learn how to configure sensors in this section.
Wrap up & Next Steps What's next? We share some great opportunities in robotics!
- Online lessons
- Interactive projects
- Live Office Hours
- Quizzes & Final Exams
- Language: English
- Certificate of Completion