Intro to Arduino 

Learn the basics of Arduino

With Arduino, one can get to know the basics of microcontrollers, sensors, and Signals. This course is designed to make you comfortable in getting started with Arduino and C/C++ Programming. The ability to program in C/C++ is an important skill to be attained so that students can later better understand more advanced/ Recent programming languages like Python and Java.

(Arduino kit included)

Level - Beginner

This course is intended for beginners 

1 Week Course

2 hours a day for 5 days

Price - AED 1000

Discount available for DAG Members AED 800/-


Verified Certificate

Certificate presented by Dubai Astronomy Group

Course Outline

DAY 1: Introduction to Arduino and microcontrollers

  • What are Micro-Controllers and its applications?
  • What are Micro-Processors and its applications?
  • What is an Arduino?
  • Introduction to TinkerCad Circuits.

DAY 2: Coding and integrating Digital devices

  • What are digital Devices?
  • Understanding and wiring Basic Electrical Circuits (Bread Boards, Power, Signal Pins).
  • Understanding Basic C/C++ code functions and Structure.
  • Modeling a Digital Device

DAY 3: Coding and integrating Analog devices

  • What are Analog Devices?
  • Understanding and wiring Analog Electrical Circuits (sensors, signal pins, Arduino pins).
  • Understanding Basic C/C++ code functions and Structure.
  • Modeling Analog Devices.

DAY 4: System modeling of both Analog and Digital Devices

  • Modeling a system that involves both Analog and Digital Devices.

DAY 5: Review summary and Student Project Presentation.

  • Course Summary
  • Student Project Presentation

What you’ll learn


Learn the basics of electronics


Learn how to prototype circuits with a breadboard


Learn the Arduino programming language


Program basic Arduino examples


Prototype circuits and connect them to the Arduino


Program the Arduino microcontroller to make the circuits work

Forms of Assessment

Presentation In-Person


Meet your instructor

Ahmad Hasan

Astrophysicist & Technical Expert

Worked for 2 years in Sharjah Astronomy Academy (SAASST). Started off as a data scientist later specialized in developing mini-satellites, Oversaw and participated in building the payload, also competed with other countries on best compact design for a Can sized satellite in the TurkSat Competition. Volunteered in Dubai Astronomy Group’s many electronic projects from controlling the motors of big telescopes to building weather stations and meteor detectors.

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