Workshop: Introduction to Air Quality Monitoring

In this 3-part workshop, students were introduced to the basics of air quality and the different types of pollutants we measure and regulate. Students then built simple air quality monitors to track the concentration of ozone, carbon dioxide, volatile organic compounds, and particulate matter. We deployed these monitors outdoors for …

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Bionic Arm

Modern hobbyist sensors provide for many fascinating projects around physiological sensing. Here we suggest the use of the popular Myoware sensor together with a simple microcontoller and servo motors for the creation of a demo bionic arm.

Firstly, the students are introduced to the inspired-by-nature "tendon driven robots". By using …

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