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Sorting Hat: Circuit Playground Express Starter Project
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Which Hogwarts House do you belong in? A quick first project for this beginner-friendly board from Adafruit.

ATtiny85 for Simple Projects: Arduino Basics
Easy
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Don't cannibalize old projects for their brains! Give them immortality with this inexpensive chip – here's how.

Bikeyface Emoji Taillight (with Micro:bit)
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Full instructions

Express yourself with your bike lights!

Intro to Soldering and Desoldering
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Connect this to that – and disconnect them again – with breadboards and soldering.

NeoPixel LEDs: Arduino Basics
Easy
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Light up your world with these programmable fountains of photons!

Servo: Arduino Basics
Easy
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Able to point in a specific direction or turn by degrees, this motor is a staple in home automation and robotics.

LightBlue Bean: Arduino Basics
Easy
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This little Bluetooth board is ideal for wearable tech and tiny robots. Get started with these projects!

Basic Arduino + JavaScript (Workshop)
Easy
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Basics to 'bots! Build your first few projects with Arduino, and work up to simple Javascript programming with NodeBots.

Code Magic for Arduino
Easy
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A few cool techniques to help you level up and get the job done.

Wearable Tech with TinyLily: Arduino Basics
Easy
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Sewable, washable, and extremely small: build your own wearable devices with this Arduino-based board!

Home Automation with Particle: Arduino Basics
Easy
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Get started with Particle's Photon – hugely popular for building WiFi-enabled smart homes.

Serial Monitor: Arduino Basics
Easy
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Take readings in real-time through the Arduino IDE's interface.

Modulo and If Statements: Arduino Basics
Intermediate
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Create a device that switches modes, using these two handy operators.

Fade an LED: Arduino Basics
Easy
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Tired of the same old on-off, on-off action? Learn the power of PWM!

Button: Arduino Basics
Easy
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An in-depth exploration of controlling your Arduino with a button!

LED Blinkies: Arduino Basics
Easy
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Build a simple LED throwie, then make it smart with an Arduino.

Basic Hardware Components
Easy
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Learn what to look for, no matter what your project is – home automation, robotics, wearable tech, and more.

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