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EL_P: Intro to LEDS using TinkerCAD (Online)

  • 25 Feb 2021
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Online event


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This class will introduce students to LEDs, how they work, different kinds available and how to light them.
TinkerCAD will be briefly introduced and where functionally supported, TinkerCAD examples will be used to illustrate how LEDs are used in circuits and how to control their illumination using Arduino UNO.

The class will introduce a single color and RGB discrete LEDs, LED strips and NEOPIXELS.

Prerequisites: Some exposure to electricity and simple programming would be useful.

You will need to sign up for a free account at TinkerCAD before class.
• TinkerCAD is a web-based simulator, you do not have to download anything. You do have to make an account with a login. After you are logged in, the circuits simulation selection is below the 3D CAD on the start page
• Register for an account: Go to web page
• Log into TinkerCAD; it will help if you have also accessed TinkerCAD Circuits (below the “3D Designs” option) and looked at the interface before class.

Virtual Classroom Access - Zoom link will be visible to registrants upon sign-up under the 'location' info.

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