Environment Maker Challenge: Day 4 with Oli Howson

It was brilliant Arduino masterclass today from Oli Howson, the fourth session in our SERAS Environment Making Challenge. Many thanks again for everyone who joined in and for all your great comments in the chat. We all learned loads about how to use Arduinos and really enjoyed tinkering with them on an emulator. 

Thanks as well Oli for your advice on connectivity and the importance of choosing the right form of connectivity in your solution. Best of all, people got to actually make something, even if it was just online! Lights were flashing on virtual Arduino boards. Thanks again and we look forward to seeing you for David Pride’s Micro:bit masterclass tomorrow!

Oli’s session is now available on YouTube here, and at the bottom of this post.

To see the links, slides, and all the info mentioned in the talk, follow this link to our Google Drive: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1w4o8m6rThbH_22zzqfnOa50uJCGyM8zW?usp=sharing

Here are the rest of the links mentioned in the talk:

Links mentioned in the talk:

The SERAS google form: https://forms.gle/baRU4Kg3otr9soJu9

TinkerCad: https://www.tinkercad.com/

Oli’s webpage with instructions for making a light reader: https://badllama.net/a-light-reader-led-lighter/

Instructables: https://www.instructables.com/

Also, remember to follow us on Twitter @SERAS_skills. For this Challenge, use #SERAS_emc20

And don’t forget to follow Oli on twitter, too!

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