Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to In the Fast Lane!

  • 2

    Before You Get Started

    • Agree to terms: The booklet for this lesson is included in the LINGO kit, but you have the option to download it in case you prefer using a digital format. By downloading the file, you agree not to modify, sell, or distribute the booklet in any format.

  • 3

    Download Your Booklet

    • In the Fast Lane Booklet (Optional Download)

  • 4

    Let's Get Started!

    • Your Mission

    • Review Pages 1 and 2 in the Booklet

    • The Heath Monitor

    • Read Page 3 in the Booklet - Arduino Setup

  • 5

    Setting Up Your Computer

    • Get the Arduino IDE (Windows and Mac Users)

    • Get the Arduino Cloud Editor (Chromebook Users)

    • Add These Libraries (Windows and Mac Users)

    • Add These Libraries (Chromebook Users)

  • 6

    Electronics and Components

    • Intro to Electronics

    • Breadboard Basics

  • 7

    Part 1: Let's Monitor the Driver

    • Introduction to Biometric Sensors

    • Read Page 4 In the Booklet

    • Your Temperature Sensor

    • Connecting the LM35 Circuit

    • Creating Your First Sketch

    • Complete Pages 6 - 7

    • Your Pulse Sensor

    • Complete Pages 8-14 In the Booklet

    • Calculating Beats Per Minute (BPM)

    • Complete Pages 15-17 In the Booklet

    • Sketch 1D - Temperature and BPM Combined

  • 8

    Part 2: Let's Race!

    • Your Race Simulator

    • Attaching a Buzzer and Button Switch

    • Complete Pages 18-23 In the Booklet

    • Completing the Simulator

    • Complete Pages 24-31 In the Booklet

    • Sketch 2E - The Ten Turns Game

    • Testing Your Project!

    • Complete Pages 32 and 33 In the Booklet

    • Sketch 2F - Race Simulator

  • 9

    Part 3: Let's Crunch Some Data

    • All About Data

    • Complete Pages 34 and 35 In the Booklet

    • Sketch 3A - Data Parser

    • Complete Page 36 In the Booklet

    • What are Loops?

    • Complete Pages 37-39 In the Booklet

    • Calculate Your Stats

    • Complete Pages 39-43 In the Booklet

  • 10

    Congratulations!

    • Congratulations!

    • We're excited for you to join us next time!

  • 11

    Glossary

    • Glossary