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Arduino Reaction Time Tester

Arduino Reaction Time Tester | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This is a simple reaction time tester. It will randomly turn on a L.E.D. and measure the time it takes you to press a button and then send the measure...
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Window Painting Robot (arduino controlled)

Window Painting Robot (arduino controlled) | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The idea for this project came from one of my favorite 'ibles: the polargraph. I loved the drawing style and thought how cool would it be to do this o...
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Flight Simulator with Arduino and Python

Flight Simulator with Arduino and Python | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Control the Flight Simulator option of Google Earth using an Arduino and Accelerometer.

Fly virtually around the world; tilting the Accelerometer for...
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I think every student would like to do this project. It has computer interfacing, software interfacing, external data input.

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Change of Pace: TinyDuino Microcontroller Is Smaller Than a Quarter | Wired Design | Wired.com

Change of Pace: TinyDuino Microcontroller Is Smaller Than a Quarter | Wired Design | Wired.com | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Arduino is probably the world's most popular open source physical computing platform. The little micro-controllers show up in everything from wild art projects to serious home automation efforts. It's great and all, but couldn't it be…smaller?
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Building an Arduino Robot, Part IV: A (Not So) Basic Robot Firmware - miguelgrinberg.com

Building an Arduino Robot, Part IV: A (Not So) Basic Robot Firmware - miguelgrinberg.com | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Easy Way Uses Arduino to Translate Subtitles on the Fly

Easy Way Uses Arduino to Translate Subtitles on the Fly | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Using the Video Experimenter shield for Arduino, a group in Brazil developed a way to translate live closed captioning to a number of different languages. Called Easy Way Subtitles, the project use...
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Android talks to Arduino

Android talks to Arduino | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This project slightly modifies the Google Android sample app called Bluetooth Chat so you can type a message in the Android app and that same messag...
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Serial communication between Raspberry Pi and Arduino

Serial communication between Raspberry Pi and Arduino | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
I want to communicate between my Raspberry Pi and Arduino via Serial line (UART). Why? The RPI cost less than a Arduino Ethernet Shield and has more power. And because I can… The main problem...
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If you have booth why not make them talk. This is a way to demonstrate that we have standards ways to make different hardware communicate with each other.

 

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PEZ Robo Dispenser Using Arduino

PEZ Robo Dispenser Using Arduino | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
I was strolling down the candy aisle at the supermarket and there it was:� the PEZ dispenser, conjuring up sweet (literally) childhood memories serve...
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R2D2 Robot Powered by Raspberry Pi - YouTube / Magma

R2D2 Robot Powered by Raspberry Pi - YouTube / Magma | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
R2 D2 Robot Powered By Raspberry Pi You Tube http://t.co/546SOPb8
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Stepper Motor and 7 Segment Display Control with Parallel Port - CodeProject

Stepper Motor and 7 Segment Display Control with Parallel Port - CodeProject | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Stepper motor And seven-segment display control with parallel port using Assembly Language; Author: Samet KILICTAS; Updated: 31 Dec 2008; Section: Hardware & System; Chapter: General Reading; Updated: 31 Dec 2008...
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Old parts a giving me a new lesson on stepper motors. This is a project that I can assign to students the have them transfer the information to use Arduino. When we transfer information from one application to a new one, I believe that  the students gain a better understanding of concepts. 

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Palm Arduino II

Palm Arduino II | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
I have a through the Looking Glasses idea of making another version of �Palm Arduino.

Since this design derived from Palm Arduino, I will called it...
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Odd, but it looks like a project that students might enjoy. The destruction of a chip would be a problem for any program that needs to reuse all equipment. Still could be a starting point for some project. 

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Overview | Adafruit's Raspberry Pi Lesson 1. Preparing an SD Card for your Raspberry Pi | Adafruit Learning System

Overview | Adafruit's Raspberry Pi Lesson 1. Preparing an SD Card for your Raspberry Pi | Adafruit Learning System | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Arduino Uno Pinout Diagram

Arduino Uno Pinout Diagram | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Arduino forum member Romano d'Ezzelino designed this pinout diagram and a bunch of others including one for the ATtiny and another for the ATMega1284p. The designs are Community Commons licensed. [...
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Nanino Upgrade « Meat and Networking

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Space invaders played on a 16×2 character display

Space invaders played on a 16×2 character display | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This Space Invaders game does more with less. [Rjk79] managed to make a video game using a two-line character display. The game consists of a wave of invaders on the top line, with the defender cannon on the bottom.
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Enhancing Lego Mindstorms with Arduino | GeekDad | Wired.com

Enhancing Lego Mindstorms with Arduino | GeekDad | Wired.com | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Lego Mindstorms NXT is a sophisticated and fun educational robotics set that teaches kids and adults engineering and programming skills.
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TV Out with Arduino

TV Out with Arduino | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This Instructable is for those who would like to use your Arduino to output to a TV. Granted the Arduino is only powerful enough to produce a black an...
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You can use this instructable to make your own TV out connector.

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CHEAP ARDUINO CNC

CHEAP ARDUINO CNC | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
this is my first instructable. i show you updates on my cnc machine which will cost about 200 euro's for still decent quality.
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4-Digit 7-segment LED Display Arduino Demo | learn.parallax.com

4-Digit 7-segment LED Display Arduino Demo | learn.parallax.com | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
We show you how! 4-Digit 7-segment LED Display #Arduino Demo - http://t.co/ObazWKCa
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Simple RC car for beginners (Android control over Bluetooth)

Simple RC car for beginners (Android control over Bluetooth) | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This is a simple project of Android Bluetooth Car with Bluetooth control.�Arduino controller is used

To control the car used Android-device with a...
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This project is interesting because you are using Bluetooth to control the car.

 

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Turn a Raspberry Pi into a Personal VPN for Secure Browsing Anywhere You Go

Turn a Raspberry Pi into a Personal VPN for Secure Browsing Anywhere You Go | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The tiny, inexpensive Raspberry Pi has a very low power consumption, which makes it a great always-on VPN (Virtual Private Network) server.
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Adafruit Gemma Attiny85 Powered Button Sized Arduino Programmable Board | Geeky Gadgets

Adafruit Gemma Attiny85 Powered Button Sized Arduino Programmable Board | Geeky Gadgets | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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arduino-new-ping - Fast ultrasonic Arduino library for the HC-SR04, SRF05, SRF06, DYP-ME007 & Parallax PING))) ultrasonic distance sensors - Google Project Hosting

arduino-new-ping - Fast ultrasonic Arduino library for the HC-SR04, SRF05, SRF06, DYP-ME007 & Parallax PING))) ultrasonic distance sensors - Google Project Hosting | Arduino in the Classroom | Scoop.it
http://t.co/cWfny6C1 #Arduino #Ultrasonic
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I have used the old library and was very disappointed with the results. I will need to rebuild a project using ultrasonic for this update. 

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uc4fun

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qassier's comment, January 29, 2013 12:18 PM
Tell me
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qassier1@hotmail.com To continue
Andrew Angus's comment, January 29, 2013 7:02 PM
Some of the components will need to be purchased. I thought it was an interesting project idea.