RES.2-005 | Spring 2015 | High School

Girls Who Build: Make Your Own Wearables Workshop

Circuits and Code


Students learn the components of a basic circuit and the fundamentals of electricity. Some key concepts include pinouts and how circuits are connected through soldering. Then, the students build their own LED, Arduino, and pressure sensor circuit. Following the construction of their wearable circuit, the students test each component.


Lecture: Circuits and Code (PDF - 2.8MB)
Speaker Notes: Circuits and Code (PDF)

Keynote Lecture: Creating a Wearable (PDF - 1.8MB) (Keynote Speaker: Mike Gibson, embr labs)


Activity 1: Build and Test a Wearable Circuit

Activity 2: Programming the Wearable Circuit

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