Level 1: Home Security

This is our standard introductory electronics curriculum that focuses on building DIY home security devices. It teaches basic electricity and electronics concepts as well as simple Arduino programming. This program was first piloted at the Ray School in Hyde Park as a joint venture between @rtifice and the Neighborhood Schools Program.


  1. Lesson 1: LED circuits
  2. Lesson 2: Dimmers and Switches
  3. Lesson 3 Arduino LED Blinker
  4. Lesson 3.5 Morse Code Programming
  5. Lesson 4: Arduino Button Input
  6. Lesson 5: Arduino LED Passcode Pad
  7. Lesson 6: Arduino Trip Wire
  8. Lesson 6.5: Raiders-Style Booby Trap
  9. Lesson 7: Laser activated trip wire