Age: 16 - 20
Resource type: experiment, lesson plan, other
Context: compulsory education, higher education
Supported by: la Caixa Foundation
KitCaixa Arduino is a set of 36 mini-experiments focused on engineering, electronics, and programming. The kit contains electronic components and pre-cut pieces for assembly. Using creative programming and electronics, this kit promotes technical vocation and collaborative learning based on experimentation.
Teachers can use the kit and supplementing materials provided by the educational platform eduCaixa, to introduce students to electronics, programming and mechanics. Students will develop projects using hardware, software and open-source design implemented in the kit program.
The kit work schedule is developed for 20 weeks and consists of 4 parts:
- Training course for teachers - 3 days
- Experimentation phase - 10 weeks
- Creation phase - approx. 9 weeks
- Final presentation - 1 day
The material is available for download in Spanish and Catalan.