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In order for computers to function, there has to be a method of communication between the user and the machine. The commands of analogRead and Serial.begin opens that line of communication.




How to build a dimmable LED. You will read values from a potentiometer, and then based on what values you read, you will set the brightness of the LED.



For Loops, which will allow you to control the conditions of the Loop. This is a very powerful programming technique, and it will allow you to take your projects to more advanced levels.



Allow you the opportunity to code your programs to branch into different directions depending on values that you are reading from sensors.


The analogWrite command only approximates analog voltages and does not produce an actual analog signal. It works by quickly turning the voltage to the pin on and off or pulse width modulation.



While loops give us increased flexibility in our coding. For loops are based on counters, while loops are set on parameters.

Drafting is a highly refined form of drawing used to communicate ideas to engineers, architects, and craftspeople. In earning this badge, Scouts learn the importance of accuracy and simplicity in developing a drawing that shows precise details in a simple format.
Successfully completing this badge's requirements can lead to a lifetime of personal and financial rewards: Doing basic home repairs provides a sense of personal pride in one's achievements and increased self-confidence. In addition, safe and successful do-it-yourselfers can easily save a family thousands of dollars in repair bills over the years.
Landscape architects design and plan the various outdoor spaces in modern communities - neighborhood parks, soccer fields, school grounds, places of worship, office parks, shopping malls, cemeteries, and lakes - creating outdoor places that people will care about and want to visit.
This merit badge provides an opportunity for Scouts to learn more about painting, including both the artistic and practical aspects.
Plumbing, including pipe fitting, is an important and well-paid occupation. The industry is quite broad. It covers installations and repairs in homes, commercial properties, and factories. Plumbing pipelines are used for water supply, waste drainage, natural-gas heating, and many other purposes.
The future will depend on alternate energy resources. Solar generated power is becoming reliable, sustainable energy for the future



Off-grid solar power requires additional equipment for charging and maintaining batteries

Opportunities in the welding field are endless, and Scouts earning their welding merit badge can not only explore the fundamentals of welding but also learn about the different career paths within the industry.
Wood is an amazingly versatile, practical, yet beautiful material. A skilled craftsman can use wood to fashion just about anything. As a woodworker or carpenter, you will find no end of useful, valuable, and fun items you can make yourself, from wood.