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Using Motors with Arduino (AMC03)

The ‘Using Motors with Arduino’ micro-credential is a way for educators to demonstrate their understanding of how to use motors with Arduino. Upon successful completion, learners will receive a badge that serves as recognition for their accomplishments. This digital badge carries data on what skill was learned, evidence of that skill, and can be added to platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, and personal websites.

Required Materials:

Arduino (
Breadboard (
DC Motor (
Servo Motor “(
Stepper Motor (
Motor driver(L293d) (
Jumper Wire Bundle(
Toggle Switch (
Potentiometer (
Battery(9v) (

Optional Materials:
Screw drivers (
IRSensor ( )
Batteries 9v (
10 or more 220 Ohm Resistors (

Alternatively, you can use this kit:
  • Types of Electric Motors
  • Controlling Motors with Arduino
  • Example 1 - Arduino Drawing Robot
  • Example 2 - Obstacle Avoiding Robot using Arduino
  • Example 3 - Servo controlled Thermometer
  • Resources and References
  • Submission Requirements
  • Rubric
  • Subbmision 1 - Video Submission
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed