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The Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ Learning Center offers free online resources, developed to help adult instructors introduce coding and engineering to students.

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Introducing Coding and Engineering

You’ll find details about the materials you will need, and step-by-step instructions for setting up an Arduino microcontroller and using a breadboard. Scroll down to access an array of coding activities that use LEDs and Servos. We have included challenges that students can complete to apply the knowledge they gained.

Watch: What to include in your kit

Watch: How to build a servo motor

Watch: How to strip wires

Exploring Career Choices

Qualcomm is a company of inventors comprising a global workforce that includes people with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures who are part of inventing the wireless world of the future.

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The O*Net OnLine is a tool that that can be used to explore careers and their job descriptions.

Use the O*Net Interest Profiler to help students discover what their interests are and how they relate to the world of work.

O*NET OnLine is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, and developed by the National Center for O*NET Development.

Coding Activities


LED Circuit

Learn how to use an Arduino as a power source to build an LED circuit.

LED Blink

Learn to wire a circuit, upload code to an Arduino board to get an LED Blink, and ...


In this activity you will use an LED to send messages by using Morse code.

Multiple LEDs

Learn to connect and write code to control multiple LEDs.



Learn how to connect a Servo motor to the Arduino and write code to control the mo...

Servo Sweep

Learn to connect a Servo and upload example code that will make it move in a sweep...

2 Servos

Learn to connect and write code to control two Servos.

LED + Servo

Learn to wire and write code to control a Servo and an LED at the same time.


The "Troubleshooting" document is comprised of common errors and how to fix them.




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