Build Your First Program

Learn basic programming concepts using block based programming tools.  Create your own gestures and learn conditions, loops, variables and more.

Introduction to Programming

Estimated Time 

1 Hour

Number of People

1- 4 students per NeuroMaker Hand

Necessary Supplies

  • One fully build NeuroMaker Hand 
  • (Included in the kit) UNO programming board
  • USB cable (Included in the kit)
  • A Mac/Windows computer or Chromebook with network access and USB port

Necessary Program Files

Not Needed

Pre Check Items

  • The NeuroMaker Hand is fully built 
  • Both 9V and AA batteries are installed 
  • A Mac/Windows computer or Chromebook with network access and USB port

Background

Programming forms the basis of all advanced applications of the NeuroMaker Hand. Within our prosthetics team, we have an international team of firmware engineers, front end developers, back end developers and more that create complicated programming systems for our technology. You will take your first steps into this world through these activities!

Table of Contents

Project Instructions

The google slides for this activity can be found here: Build Your First Program