Robot Prototyping with Arduino

BY Kristofer Hansen

Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School

Project Description

Students will learn how to integrate a variety of digital components through creative problem solving and innovation.
Students will learn how to build functional robot prototypes.
Students will learn how to program using Arduino IDE.

Students will create schematics through sketching and computer design software.
Students will develop innovative functional prototypes.
Students will write code to program their robots.

Students will work through the Engineering Design Process.
Students will research electronic components.
Students will present their ideas.
Students will use tutorials and sample code for programming various components.
Students will communicate successes and challenges throughout the project.

How will the project be evaluated (e.g. how will you gauge its success)

Innovative solution(s)
Functional Prototype
Use of a variety of components

Benefit to the students and the school

Supports STEM initiative
Encourages creativity
Promotes critical thinking
Incorporates hands-on learning
Engages students in collaboration
Solves real-life scenarios

Timeline of Project (when will you do the project, if applicable)

Immediately and ongoing