Arduino and Sparkfun and coding oh my…
Dates: Friday, Sept. 15th or Thursday, Sept. 21st
Location: QueLab! ** one teacher will get a free month long membership!
Lunch/Recess = 11:30-12:30
$15/person order from Mario’s Pizzaria & Ristorante
link to a pdf of the menu here: Mario’s menu
Includes: $25 stipend, mileage for CI teachers traveling from out of Abq., & LUNCH!
Gifties: a helping hand (for soldering, image at bottom of page), option of SparkFun sensors, a Tablet give-away & more…
Guest Speakers: see below
- MESA Day Summary 2018
- NM MESA Day 2018 Handbook
- Design Kit by IDEO
- info by image series: QueLab STEM Community
- SparkFun Soil Moisture Sensor ($4.95)
- Soil Moisture Sensor activity worksheet (modified from F. Lopez)
You will need to bring…
a laptop computer with Arduino already downloaded onto it!
a water bottle, coffee or other bevy, your personal snacks and/or any comfy clothing layers and shoes
your MESA toolbag, coding work-kit and any additional Arduino supplies
a creative aptitude & a reasonable attitude… 🙂
A more in depth overview of MESA Day requirements: water as the topic umbrella!
You (and your school partner) will solder the soil moisture sensor I gave you.
You (and your school partner) will code the soil moisture sensor I gave you with Arduino on your laptop.
Guest speaker(s): Michael Tomlinson (local innovator) and (possibly) CS4All
Delicious lunch from Mario’s on 4th street – delivered!
Tour of QueLab
Work in teams to brainstorm water [coding] ideas [solutions] and pitch them to your peers [clients]!