Intro to Electronics

Grade Range Grades 7 - 8
Schedule

Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
10-week session from Jan. 7-March 21, 2019

Location 3rd Floor Makerspace
Instructor Matt Jones
Cost $100 (maximum of 4 participants)

Description

Do you enjoy Snap Circuits and want to delve deeper into the field of electronics? Come experiment with the foundational building blocks on which robotics is built while learning about basic components and procedures including LED's, capacitors, resistors, bread boards, and drafting. There will be something for anyone who has ever looked at a circuit board and wondered what it all means! This is a structured program that will lead directly into the robotics enrichment course offered in the spring.   

About the Instructor:

Matt Jones is an offensive security professional, software engineer, and adviser for several Open Source projects. He has a background in electronic engineering and a passion for working with electronics and IoT devices. He graduated from the Academy of Notre Dame Lower School in 1993 and has remained an active member of various local groups. Matt is passionate about sharing the wonders of the Maker culture with students of all ages with a specific emphasis on electronics and fabrication. He brings his experience of metal fabrication, building cars, and working with computer hardware and software to the school’s afternoon Enrichment programs and his time volunteering in the Makerspace during the week.

For more information, please contact the Enrichment Office at 978-649-7611, Ext. 335, or by e-mail.

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