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.

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  • 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. The kit additionally provides an opportunity for them to become confident in programming and electronics. You’ll also be helping them to acquire vital skills like critical thinking and problem-solving.

    Self-learning with the Arduino Student Kit

    Students can use this kit to introduce themselves to the basics of electronics, programming, and coding. As all the lessons follow step-by-step instructions, it’s straightforward for them to work their way through and learn on their own. The students can work at their own pace, have fun with all the real-world projects, and increase their confidence as they go. They don’t require any previous knowledge as everything is clearly explained, coding is pre-written, and there’s a vocabulary of concepts to refer to.

  • The Arduino Student kit comes with several parts and components that will be used to build circuits while completing the lessons and projects throughout the course. Here is a brief description of what is included in the kit:

    • Access code to exclusive online content including learning guidance notes, step-by-step lessons and extra materials such as resources, invention spotlights and a digital logbook with solutions.
    • 1 Arduino Uno
    • 1 USB cable
    • 1 Board mounting base
    • 70 Solid core jumper wires
    • 1 Multimeter
    • 1 9V battery snap
    • 1 9V battery
    • 20 LEDs (5 red, 5 green, 5 yellow & 5 blue )
    • 5 Resistors 560 Ω
    • 5 Resistors 220 Ω
    • 1 Breadboard 400 points
    • 1 Resistor 1kΩ
    • 1 Resistor 10kΩ
    • 1 Small Servo motor
    • 2 Potentiometers 10kΩ
    • 2 Knob potentiometers
    • 2 Capacitors 100uF Solid core jumper wires
    • 5 Pushbuttons
    • 1 Phototransistor
    • 2 Resistors 4.7kΩ
    • 1 Jumper wire black
    • 1 Jumper wire red
    • 1 Temperature sensor
    • 1 Piezo
    • 1 Jumper wire female to male red
    • 1 Jumper wire female to male black
    • 3 Nuts and Bolts
  • ONLINE CONTENT
    • All the lessons are available online for parents, students and educators following in a linear way.
    • Access to an online platform which helps students take their first steps into the world of electronics and inventions
    • Specific online content for educators with learning guidance
    • Nine step-by-step lessons with up to 25 hours of learning time, covering:
      - Basic concepts of electricity
      - Safety in class
      - Schematics
      - 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.
    LOGBOOK
    • The logbook is a digital workbook that needs to be completed throughout the lessons.
    • 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.
    INVENTION SPOTLIGHT
    • Learn in the Invention Spotlight section about different inventions and facts behind the topics and lessons, giving a broader view and historical insight.
    RESOURCES
    • Extra hints, such as after-class research, ideas to develop intecurricula studies, presentations and short information, that give a more comprehensive experience.
    VOCABULARY
    • The lessons also come with words that might be unfamiliar. Do some of our suggested vocabulary activities for better understanding. These activities can be considered as in-class extension activities or as additional assignments to be completed on your own.
  • How is the Arduino Student Kit structured?

    The Arduino Student Kit is divided into nine step-by-step lessons and two open-ended group projects. The kit contains boards, a collection of sensors and actuators, access to an online platform, with extra content including invention spotlights, concepts, and interesting facts about electronics, technology, and programming.

    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.

      How can the kit be used?

      The kit can be used by anyone who wants to learn the basics of Arduino electronics and programming and requires no prior knowledge or skills. The online content includes detailed step-by-step instructions, making this kit ideal for self-learning, homeschooling and remote teaching.

    • 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. 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.

    • 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 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.

      • What is the recommended age for this kit?

        This kit is intended for ages 11 to 14.

        What grade level are your materials appropriate for?

        The Arduino Student Kit follows the Common Standards Concepts and focuses on core concepts of coding and electronics. It is meant for middle school learning.

        What operating system is required?

        Windows 7 or higher, Linux, and Mac OS (including Catalina)

        What are the minimum requirements?

        USB port and Arduino IDE must be installed. Check here to make sure you have installed the most recent version: https://www.arduino.cc/en/main/software.

        How do I access the online content?

        Each kit comes with a unique activation code, displayed under the lid of the kit of the packaging, which has to be redeemed in order to access the online content.
        In order to access the online content for the first time, you will need to go to studentkit.arduino.cc, enter your activation code, select your role (educator or student), and create an account. After that, you can access the online content by logging in to studentkit.arduino.cc with your account.

        How many educators and students can be added to the platform?

        Each kit allows one user (educator or student) to access the online platform. When activating your kit, you will be asked to choose if you want to use it to teach or to learn, which will determine what kind of content you see on the platform.

        What is the difference between the open-ended projects and the exercises inside the lessons?

        The difference between the open-ended projects and the exercises inside the lessons is that the exercises are focused on making sure the concepts have been understood. They provide a hands-on way of learning.

        What's the difference between the Education Starter Kit and the Arduino Student Kit?

        The main differences between the Arduino Education Starter Kit and the Arduino Student kit are:

        - The Education Starter Kit has enough components and materials for eight students. It is designed for use in a classroom with educators and students. It comes with two logbooks; one for educators which contains solutions, and a student logbook which only includes the exercises. Classroom management is also included.
        - The Arduino Student Kit has all the components and materials that one user needs. It is designed for students learning from home or for self-learners. Educators and parents have all the content they need to support their students and children as they learn remotely. The Arduino student kit comes with one logbook which contains both the exercises and the solutions.

        Do you have any more questions about this product?

        If you have any more questions regarding the Arduino Student Kit, please contact us through this form: https://www.arduino.cc/education/contact-us