LED Switching

What will we do

In this lesson we will learn how to switch two LED’s on and off one at a time. It will work in the following sequence
  • Turn Red LED ON
  • Wait for 1 second
  • Turn Red LED OFF and Yellow LED ON
  • Wait for 1 second
Run the above code for 8 times.
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Parts List

You will need the following parts:
  • 1x arduino uno
  • 1x arduino USB Cable
  • 1x Breadboard
  • 3x Jumper Wire
  • 2x LED (RED and Yellow)
  • 2x Resistor

Wiring it up

Ensure that the LED are the right way around, with the longer positive leads (anodes) to the left.

mBlock IDE

Launch the mBlock IDE (https://ide.mblock.cc/#/) and select the Arduino Uno Device and install the Kids Code Extension

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