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763 Alignment Chart

Blake Greisinger
Plan to teach Arduino Prototyping to high school students interested in problem solving and computer use
in a blended environment.
(use one table per terminal objective)
Module theme or Topic: What is an Arduino?
Terminal Objective: Explain what an Arduino is and how it is similar and different from
Enabling Objectives Assessment Idea
Absorb Activity
Do Activity
Define what a
Written
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Think-pair-share
computer is.
assessmentwith a partner
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Define what a
Written
microcontroller is.
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Articulate
Compare and
Read from the
similarities and
contrast chart
Introduction to
differences
Arduino booklet,
between a
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computer and a
microcontroller.
Justify when a
Respond to
Create a list of
microcontroller is
scenarios either
tasks and exchange
appropriate for a
written or verbally.
with a partner.
task and when a
Identify which tasks
computer is
should be
appropriate.
performed with a
microcontroller or a

a computer.
Connect Activity
Reflect in
interactive
notebook
Interactive
notebook reflection

computer.

Module theme or Topic: Digital electronics with the Arduino.


Terminal Objective: Construct a dumb digital circuit which controls an LED.
Enabling Objectives Assessment Idea
Absorb Activity
Do Activity
Compare and
Compare and
Listen to the lecture
contrast the
contrast chart
on analog vs.
underlying
digital tech.
mechanisms of
analog and digital
technology.
Identify
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Identify the analog
technologies which assessmentand digital
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technologies from a
technology vs.
provided list with a
analog technology.
small group.

Connect Activity

Module theme or Topic: Digital programming with an Arduino.


Terminal Objective: Execute the programming and wiring of a digital circuit controlled by the Arduino.
Enabling Objectives Assessment Idea
Absorb Activity
Do Activity
Connect Activity
Demonstrate how
Student shows the
Watch
Write a step by step
to start the Arduino IDE open with an
demonstration on
set of instructions
Integrated
appropriate folder
setting up the file
on how to start the
Development
for files.
system and starting
IDE and set up the
Environment (IDE)
the IDE.
file storage.
and how files are
stored.

Utilize basic syntax


in the IDE to create
variables, digital
commands, and
delays.

Student corrects
improper syntax in
example problems.

Record in the
interactive
notebook 5
common
commands and
their syntax.

Module theme or Topic: Digital sensors with the Arduino.


Terminal Objective: Synthesize a circuit and program which utilizes a digital sensor to
output.
Enabling Objectives Assessment Idea
Absorb Activity
Do Activity
Describe what a
Written
Read the digital
sensor is and what
assessmentread section on the
values it can return Google Classroom.
Arduino resource
to the Arduino.
page.
Identify what digital Select and justify
Identify a selection
sensors are
appropriate sensors
of digital sensors
appropriate for the
from a pool of
from a pool of
Arduino and which
possible
possible options.
are not.
candidates.
Apply comparison
Construct a simple
Construct a viable
programming
circuit and program
program in the
language in the IDE with the ArduinoArduino IDE.
to have the Arduino demonstrate that it
make a decision.
works.

provide digital
Connect Activity
Write an
explanation in the
interactive
notebook.

Transcribe your
program in to the
interactive
notebook, include
notes on each line
of code.

Module theme or Topic: Analog output with the Arduino.


Terminal Objective: Synthesize a circuit which controls the brightness of an LED with analog control.
Enabling Objectives Assessment Idea
Absorb Activity
Do Activity
Connect Activity
Diagram how the
Note takingLecture on Pulse
Describe PWM in
Arduino can
Interactive
Width Modulation
the interactive
simulate an
notebook
(PWM).
notebook.
analog output even
though it is a digital
device.
Explain what the 8
Note takingLecture on
With a partner,
bit digital converter interactive
representing
write a series of
does and how that
notebook
integer values in
integer numbers in
limits the analog
binary.
binary and convert
output of the
them back and
Arduino.
forth.
Construct a
Build and program
Describe in written
program in the IDE
a circuit which
English how your
which utilizes the
fades an LED,
program functions
analog output
demonstrate that
in your interactive
command(s).
the circuit works.
notebook.

Module theme or Topic: Analog input with the Arduino.


Terminal Objective: Develop a circuit and program which uses an analog sensor to control an output on the
Arduino.
Enabling Objectives Assessment Idea
Absorb Activity
Do Activity
Connect Activity
Differentiate
Use a multimeter to
between an analog organize sensors
and digital sensor.
based on test
results.
Articulate what
Written feedbackmakes an analog
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sensor appropriate
for use with the
Arduino.
Mathematically
Written feedback
demonstrate what
Interactive
the 10 bit Analog to notebook
Digital Converter
(ADC) does and
how that limits your
programming.
Construct a
Build a circuit which
program which
senses how much
uses the analog
light is shining on
read commands.
it. Demonstrate
that the circuit
works.

Module theme or Topic: Controlling powerful electronics with the Arduino.


Terminal Objective: Understand how to control large currents with the Arduino.
Enabling Objectives Assessment Idea
Absorb Activity
Do Activity
Diagram the
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of the power that is notebook
able to be provided
by the Arduino.
Identify the use,
Written feedbackstrengths and
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weaknesses of
using a relay to
control large
currents.
Develop a circuit
Build a circuit that
which utilizes
turns a fan on at 75
analog and digital
degrees and off at
programming to
65 degrees.
control a fan based Demonstrate your
on temperature.
circuit.

Module theme or Topic: Using libraries with the Arduino.


Terminal Objective: Be able to use a library for programming tasks.
Enabling Objectives Assessment Idea
Absorb Activity
Do Activity
Articulate what a
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library is.

Connect Activity

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Identify when a
library may be the
best programming
choice.
Investigate at least
3 different pieces of
hardware which use
a library to help
with programming.
Develop a circuit
which utilizes a
library to move a
servo.

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Build a circuit which


turns the servo to a
specified angle
based on an input
of your choice.
Demonstrate that
the circuit works.