Class Name

Mechatronics, 6-12, 1:00 Tu

Instructor Name

Saffer, D

Class

Total Price

160

Materials Fee

(Included in

Price)

40

Prerequisites

Text/Materials Required

Class Description

This is a ground-breaking class for students who want to learn about electronics, mechanisms, robotics, microcontrollers and microcontroller programming.  Students will learn the fundamentals of AC and DC electricity, digital electronics, microcontroller programming, and computer control of mechanical systems. Students will operate DC motors with computer controls.  Robots will be assembled and programmed. The Arduino Microcontroller will be programmed to accept digital and analog inputs, make program decisions, and control output devices such as LEDs, motors, and LCD displays.