Arduino Student Kit
The Arduino Student Kit is a hands-on, step-by-step remote learning starter kit for ages 11+: get started with the basics of electronics, programming, and coding at home. No prior knowledge or experience is necessary as the kit guides you through step by step. Educators can teach their class remotely using the kits, and parents can use the kit as a homeschool tool for their child to learn at their own pace. Everyone will gain confidence in programming and electronics with guided lessons and open experimentation.
Learn the basics of programming, coding and electronics including current, voltage, and digital logic. No prior knowledge or experience is necessary as the kit guides you through step by step.
You’ll get all the hardware and software you need for one person, making it ideal to use for remote teaching, homeschooling, and for self-learning. There are step-by-step lessons, exercises, and for a complete and in-depth experience, there’s also extra content including invention spotlights, concepts, and interesting facts about electronics, technology, and programming.
Lessons and projects can be paced according to individual abilities, allowing them to learn from home at their own level. The kit can also be integrated into different subjects such as physics, chemistry, and even history. In fact, there’s enough content for an entire semester.
How educators can use the kit for remote teaching
The online platform contains all the content you need to teach remotely: exclusive learning guidance content, tips for remote learning, nine 90-minute lessons, and two open-ended projects. Each lesson builds off the previous one, providing a further opportunity to apply the skills and concepts students have already learned. They also get a logbook to complete as they work through the lessons.
The beginning of each lesson provides an overview, estimated completion times, and learning objectives. Throughout each lesson, there are tips and information that will help to make the learning experience easier. Key answers and extension ideas are also provided.
How the kit helps parents homeschool their children
This is your hands-on, step-by-step remote learning starter kit that will help your child learn the basics of programming, coding, and electronics at home. As a parent, you don’t need any prior knowledge or experience as you are guided through step-by-step. The kit is linked directly into the curriculum so you can be confident that your children are learning what they should be, and it provides the opportunity for them to become confident in programming and electronics. You’ll also be helping them learn vital skills such as critical thinking and problem-solving.
Self-learning with the Arduino Student Kit
Students can use this kit to teach themselves the basics of electronics, programming, and coding. As all the lessons follow step-by-step instructions, it’s easy for them to work their way through and learn on their own. They can work at their own pace, have fun with all the real-world projects, and increase their confidence as they go. They don’t need any previous knowledge as everything is clearly explained, coding is pre-written, and there’s a vocabulary of concepts to refer to.
Benefits of the Arduino Student Kit
- Quick and easy to get started with the step-by-step instructions
- No experience necessary for educators, parents or children
- Fun and engaging with real-world projects to work on
- Use the kit at home that students would be using in class
- Help children improve their problem-solving and critical thinking skills
- Go at the speed of individual ability
- Increase in confidence with plenty of support
Quick features of the Arduino Student Kit
- Aimed at age 11+
- Each lesson is linked directly to the curriculum
- Teaches the basic concepts of electricity: current, voltage, digital logic, and programming
- Includes basic electronic components to get hands-on with building and coding
- Easy-to-manage storage
- Coding is pre-written and explained so students can understand how the code works
- Find even more project ideas on the Arduino community
- Access nine 90-minute online lessons, two longer projects, and open-source software
- Dedicated support for any questions
- Includes a collection of resources
- The Arduino Student Kit includes:
- One Arduino Uno
- One USB cable
- One board mounting base
- One multimeter
- One 9v battery snap
- One 9V battery
- 5 red, 5 green, 5 yellow & 5 blue LEDs
- Five resistors 560 Ω
- Five resistors 220 Ω
- One breadboard 400 points
- One resistor 1kΩ
- One resistor 10kΩ
- One Small Servo motor
- Two potentiometers 10kΩ
- Two knob potentiometers
- Two capacitors 100uF
- Solid core jumper wires
- Five pushbuttons
- One phototransistor
- Two resistors 4.7kΩ
- One jumper wire black
- One jumper wire red
- One temperature sensor
- One piezo capsule
- One jumper wire female to male red
- One jumper wire female to male black
- Three nuts and bolts
- Access to an online platform which helps students take their first steps into the world of electronics and inventions
- Specific online content for the teachers with learning guidance
- Nine step-by-step lessons with up to 25 hours of learning time, covering:
- Basic concepts of electricity
- Safety in class
- Writing code
- Controlling a circuit
- Coding concepts
- Controlling a servo motor
- Producing sounds, tones, and music
- Measuring the intensity of light
- Two open-ended projects: design, build and program a climate-control system for greenhouse; build a holiday light circuit. These projects don’t have a right or wrong answer – the solution to the project question is unique to each individual.
- A digital logbook that students can use to annotate their exercises, observations, and experiments. Educators, parents, and self-learners can also use the logbook to find solutions.
This Student kit follows the US Common Core curriculum for STEM subjects (math & physics) and the CSTA curriculum for computer science.
Key learning values
- Learn electronics step by step, with no prior coding or electronics experience required
Learn about current, voltage, digital logic, and programming
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