This course is designed for anyone with no prior knowledge of electronics. This course is recommended for 12-17 age students; however, you can participate in the course at your own discretion. In this course, kids will be taught how to make funny and cool things by Electronic components which are parts inside a cell phone, PS, Xbox television, radio, and many other things like those. In detail, kids will explore electricity and circuits through learning basic concepts and pillars of electricity and electronics such as Voltage, Current, Conduction, Circuits & Electronics Elements. Part of what makes this course so much fun is the kids discover how electric and electronic-based devices work. The kids gain knowledge by creating amazing circuit processes, and also learn the main electrical and electronic components, such as the LED lights, Resistors, Switches, Buzzers, and simple sensors such as Temperature, Infrared sensors. They learn about these components and realize what they are, how they work, and how to develop their own circuits. They also learn to reproduce and reassemble their inanimate toys into Semi-living ones by adding electronic components to them. They apply their skills through a lot of fun and engaging weekly projects during the course and final projects.
The following topics will be covered in this course:
- Introduction to electricity and primary concepts including Voltage, Current, and Circuits
- Introduction to basic electronic components
- Meet basic circuit component
- Building circuits on a breadboard
- Fundamental circuit’s laws
- Meet simple sensors
- Learn how to work with Multimeter
- Learn how to make fun circuits
- Introduction to AC and DC Voltage/Current
Start date: TBD
End date: TBD
Registration deadline: TBD
Skills will gain
- Familiarity with basic concepts and pillars of electricity and electronics (Voltage, Current, Conduction, Circuits & Electronics Elements)
- Familiarity with basic electronic components and circuits
- The ability to develop their own circuits
- Experience applying electronic components to reproduce and reassemble their inanimate toys into Semi-living ones
- Creativity, collaboration, communication, critical thinking, innovation, and interactive experiences
- Practicing problem-solving and creative thinking
Tuesday at 4:00 PM
Time to complete the course
8 sessions (Each session takes 1 hour)
Online (Recorded Lectures)
How to complete the course
Weekly Projects and Final Project
Is there a waitlist if the class capacity becomes full?
Yes, we consider a waitlist for such cases. You should ask for joining the course and then will be notified if a spot opens up.
What should I do if I want to begin the course late?
It is highly recommended you start your course soon. However, if it is required to begin the course a few days late, you can contact our Help Desk to get the necessary help also keep your instructor informed.
When can I have entrance to the lectures and assignments?
If your registration process is completed, you will have access to lectures and assignments at the start of the course.
What are the withdrawal and refund policies for the course?
Refer to the cancellation policies section for details
What computer hardware and software are required to complete the course?
Participants must have access to a laptop or personal computer (PC) with the following minimum configuration:
- Intel Pentium or equivalent
- 2.0 GHz CPU with dual-core processor minimum (Recommended: Quad-core i5 processor or better)
- 4 GB RAM minimum
- 5 GB of hard-disk space
- Operating system: macOS or Windows (7/8/10/11)
- 32 and 64 bits compatible
- Internet Access
- Dedicated Windows-compatible sound card, microphone, and speakers (Recommended)
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