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Introduction to Basic Electronics (1st Track)

The class: Robotics starts with the understanding of the basic electronics components. In this series of classes you and your child will learn about LEDs, capacitors, timers and infra-red communication through fun and engaging projects.  With this knowledge you will be able to move towards programing simple robots using the Arduino platform (later in the advanced track).  You will also learn to solder components on a circuit board.

The fee: The fee includes a startup kit with more than 100 basic components, a multi-meter and a prototype board.  Your child will be able to continue working on these projects from home and build from there.

Age range: 7-14.  No prior experience required.

At the end of this particular session, you will be able to design basic circuits with LEDs.

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  • Annie B.

    When will the next class be held??? (beginner class?) I just found this site.

    1 · September 29, 2013

    • Stephane C.

      Good morning Annie. We will restart an entire track after the Holidays, probably mid-January. You will get updates as long as you are a member of this Meetup group. Thank you!

      September 29, 2013

  • Martha L.

    Thank you Stephane for the class. Giancarlo and Piero loved it and they are looking forward for the next track.

    September 9, 2013

  • Susie

    You might consider using a mic if the classes are going to be as large as the last one but Casey helped out there with his whiteboard artwork :)

    September 8, 2013

  • Mike M.

    Great class on Saturday. We really look forward to the next class

    September 8, 2013

  • Susie

    Thank you Stephane for the class and to Casey for well executed tag team efforts. Both of my children are looking forward to more.

    September 7, 2013

  • Patty

    Excellent. My childern learned a lot and look forward to returning.

    September 7, 2013

  • Giri A.

    Fantastic class!!!! Thank you Stephane for putting this together. Looking forward to the next one.

    September 7, 2013

  • Rob H.

    Hacker Lab was, as always, noisy and not a great venue for a class. The class, however, was fantastic and we can't wait until the next one.

    September 7, 2013

  • Patty

    Corey 14 Erica 15

    September 3, 2013

  • Mark C.

    Ethan (13) and I are looking forward to it!

    September 3, 2013

  • Kelly W.

    My son, James Whitcomb-Weston (age 12), will attend

    September 3, 2013

  • Martha L.

    Nephew, Giancarlo, 12, will attend.

    1 · August 22, 2013

  • LaTisha L.

    Son Matthew will attend.

    1 · August 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Son, Scott, 11, will attend.

    1 · August 11, 2013

  • Mike M.

    I'm not sure if my son is already registered... But Darin McGrane is attending.

    1 · August 11, 2013

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Your organizer's refund policy for Introduction to Basic Electronics (1st Track)

Refunds offered if:

  • the Meetup is cancelled

Additional notes: All parts will be purchased 3 weeks before the class. I will not be able to refund the price of the kit once purchased.

Payments you make go to the organizer, not to Meetup. You must make refund requests to the organizer.

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  • Hacker Lab

    The coolest place in town for makers like you. Thank you HackerLab.

  • Mouser Electronics

    Their education department always goes above and beyond!

  • OshPark

    The Purple PCB Boards. We couldn't do it without them. This team rocks!

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