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Code Your World with Arduino

Technologists of Color

Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EST)

Code Your World with Arduino

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Student Registration 36 Tickets 20h 2m $10.00 $1.24

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Middle school students learn how they can use computers to interact with the physical world.  From automatically turning on and off lights to detecting temperature changes students will create several projects using the Arduino prototyping kit that will demonstrate the basics of electronics programming.  By the end of class students will understand how many of the everyday things we encounter are programmable and think of new ways to program the world around them.

Objectives (what will students be able to do after class):

  • Describe what sensors are and tools that use them
  • Describe a circuit, volt, resistors and switches
  • Describe a microcontroller
  • Create a LED prototype (with and without a bread board)
  • Create a LED/push button prototype
  • Create a LED/temp sensor prototype

 Goals (what will students learn after class):

  • Students will learn how to build a basic electronic prototype using a sensor
  • Students will learn how sensors are programmed and used in the real world
  • Students will learn to work with others, as part of a team, to build functioning electronic prototypes

Space is limted, so register your student now!!



The Cente is located at 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd in downtown Atlanta between the Georgia Aquarium and the World of Coca-Cola.

Southbound I-75/85

Exit 249C Williams St.
Turn right onto Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd.

Northbound I-75/85

Exit 249D Spring St./W. Peachtree St.
Turn right onto Spring St. ramp toward Centennial Olympic Park Dr.
Bear right onto Centennial Olympic Park Dr.
Take immediate left at traffic light onto Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd.

East or Westbound Via I-20

Exit I-75/85 North and follow Northbound via I-75/85 route.


Parking & Public Transportation

Parking is available at the World of Coca-Cola or Georgia Aquarium parking garages.

Marta (Peachtree Center)

Exit West onto Peachtree St. NE
At the intersection of Peachtree St. NE & John Portman Blvd, turn left
Continue on John Portman Blvd until you reach Centennial Olympic Park and make a right
Cross the first intersection where you will see the sign for the Center for Civil and Human Rights, World of Coca-Cola, and the Georgia Aquarium pointing left
It is approximately a 10-minute walk


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Center for Civil and Human Rights
100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EST)

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Technologists of Color

Technologists of Color is a group committed to building the African American tech community in Atlanta. Our primary goal is to connect tech professionals so that they can share knowledge, resources and opportunities. We also strive to inform and educate the community to help increase African American participation in the rapidly growing world of technology.

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