Lesson 7 · Build Your Car


Suggested Time: 60-75 minutes

Lesson Plan

What You’ll Need

Check to make sure that you have all the parts for this lesson before you get started.

  • 1 x 2WD Chassis + Wheels
  • 2 x DC Motors
  • 1 x Arduino Uno Compatible Board
  • 1 x DC Driver Board
  • 1 x Battery Holder
  • 6 x Sticky Foam

Overview

In this section we will assemble the car and mount our hardware

Mount The Motors And Wheels

Follow the video for instructions on how to assemble the motors and wheels. You can leave battery holder off as we will assemble that later on. Special thanks to: YIKESHU

Attach the Hardware

1. Attach the Breadboard

Remove the sticker paper from the back of the breadboard and stick it onto the chassis as shown in the picture below.

2. Attach the Uno

Using 2 x sticky foams to attach the Arduino Uno Compatible board to the chassis. Make sure to place the board so that the power connector and USB connector is not being blocked by the a wheel.

3. Attach the Battery Holder

Attach the battery holder to chassis.

3. Attach the Driver

Using 2 x sticky foams to attach the driver board to the chassis.

REFLECTION



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