Glow your own 2021: coding workshop 2 (7 April 2021)

On Demand (IF 2020)

1 hr 5 minPWYD

Workshop, Hands-on | Computing, Technology

Glow Your Own first helped create computer-coded LED lanterns over six sessions in October and November 2020. The team have got back together to reconnect their Arduinos and develop new projects with people of all ages.


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Glow Your Own is run by IF Oxford, working with Oxford Christmas Light Festival, Arts Council England, Science and Technology Facilities Council Fusion Arts and Science Oxford.

Glow Your Own Coding Workshop 2 (7 April 2021)

This second revival workshop created a simple musical instrument

Session 2: the team have reconnected their Arduinos and developed new projects with people of all ages. Dust off your Arduino, open Tinkercad and get coding again! In this second monthly GYO ‘revival’ workshop, we created a theremin, a simple musical instrument with a buzzer  controlled by light levels, and thought about ideas for new projects.

To take part in these activities, you’ll need a laptop and an Arduino starter kit, with our recommendation below:

ELEGOO UNO Project Basic Starter Kit with UNO R3 Board


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