What's a Microcontroller? Kit

21316

This Product Has Been Discontinued, This Page Is For Reference Only.

69.95 USD
Qty
Price
1
$69.95 ea.
2+
$66.45 ea.
25+
$52.46 ea.

The What's a Microcontroller? Kit is complete beginners curriculum to microcontrollers and the BASIC Stamp.


Description [Hide]

The What’s a Microcontroller? text answers the question “What’s a Microcontroller?” by showing students how they can design their own customized, intelligent inventions using the BASIC Stamp module. The activities in this text incorporate a variety of fun and engaging experiments that appeal to the student’s imagination using motion, light, sound, and tactile feedback to introduce new concepts. These activities are designed to introduce the student to many basic principles in the fields of computer programming, electricity and electronics, mathematics and physics. Many of the activities facilitate a hands-on presentation of design practices used by engineers and technicians in the creation of modern machines and appliances using inexpensive and easy to obtain parts. This text is designed to accommodate a wide range of ages and skill levels.

The new What’s a Microcontroller? (v2.0 and higher) activity highlights include the following which are all intended to enhance multisensory involvement to keep the students engaged and motivated:

  • Reaction timer game
  • potentiometer-controlled servo
  • 7-segment LED light meter
  • Nokia Cell Phone ringtone player

The last activity in each chapter typically involves an example project that makes the concepts that were introduced up to that point more tangible. The first activity in a given chapter is hands-on so that students can discover how the electrical/electronic component works before controlling/sensing it with the BASIC Stamp module and a program. The activities between the first and last activity introduce techniques that either support the project in the last activity or one of the projects from the Projects section at the end of the chapter.

The What's a Microcontroller? (v2.0 and higher) Introductory microcontroller programming tutorial introduces downloading PBASIC code to a BASIC Stamp module, building a circuit on a breadboard, and both simple and advanced circuits with LEDs, tact switch, pushbuttons, and a servo. What's a Microcontroller? is our most introductory BASIC Stamp tutorial for education by introducing the essentials of writing and downloading a simple program. It's a starting point for middle school, high-school and college level students. It may even serve as a background reference for higher levels. Prior to your purchase, you may download the 320 page text below to get the complete details on the concepts and activities covered.

This curriculum requires the Board of Education Full Kit .

The Text and Parts Kit for this curriculum are also available as sep

Documentation [Hide]

You Might Also Like [Hide]

21336

Basic Analog & Digital Kit

The Basic Analog & Digital Kit is a full course on analog and digital circuits with the BASIC Stamp.

$49.99 USD

27280

EFX-Tek RS-485 Adapter

The EFX-Tek RS-485 adapter is an ideal solution for putting multiple microcontrollers on a custom network.

$31.46 USD

39100

Robotics with the BoE-Bot Parts Kit

The Robotics with the BoE-Bot Parts Kit turns your Board of Education into a BoE-BOT Robot.

$89.99 USD

KARDW

Solarbotics Ardweeny

Looking to build the smallest, handiest, bread-board friendly Arduino-compatible? The Ardweeny fits on the back of the included ATmega328P, taking up no more valuable breadboard space than the microcontroller itself!

$9.95 USD

33530

30 Amp Current Sensor AC&DC

This great little 30 Amp sensor works great on both AC and DC currents.

$31.00 USD

18977

Adafruit 8-channel Bi-directional Level Converter - TXB0108

Because the Arduino (and Basic Stamp) are 5V devices, and most modern sensors, displays, flash cards and modes are 3.3V-only, many makers find that they need to perform level shifting/conversion to protect the 3.3V device from 5V.

$8.00 USD

50872

SparkFun Basic 16x2 Character LCD - RGB Backlight 5V

This is similar to other 16x2 character LCDs that you've seen before but with one vibrant difference: The backlight is actually an RGB LED.

$14.95 USD

K PL

Solarbotics PumLantern Kit

This new pummer features even brighter LEDs than the old HexPummer, as well as stylized lantern construction.

$30.00 USD

R68K

68k Resistor

5% accuracy 1/4 watt resistors to get you started with your BEAM experiments.

$0.20 USD

BattAAA

AAA Battery

Plain and simple AAA battery

$1.50 USD

Currency


Login

Email:

Password:

Remember Me

Forgot Your Password?

Don't Have an Account?
Sign Up!