Circuits & Cycles, Part 1: Intro to electronic components

Workshops

Lauren LangleyLeslie Caceda

In this Basic Electronics + Bicycles workshop, you will receive an introduction to electronics and components like resistors, capacitors, transistors, sensors, and microcontrollers. You will be led in hands-on exercises to build your own circuit and contribute to creating a virtual bike tour with a Makey Makey.

What are the requirements?

  • Laptop running Mac OSX, Windows, or Linux.
  • Additional supplies will be provided for use during the workshop.
  • Please download the (free) Arduino software prior to the workshop from https://www.arduino.cc/en/main/software

What will you learn from this workshop?

  • The basics of hobby electronics including building circuits and components
  • Introduction to microcontrollers and sensors