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the RoboGuts™ S.T.E.A.M. EDUCATION PROGRAM
Cognitive brain development for young children is important!

So easy anybody can do it ... in any language!

Walt Perko, Inventor, Creator, Songwriter, Robot Builder and Teacher

Learn how to make your own toys and animatronics
That can talk and sing songs in any language!

After all this is how I can give back a little to society.


 
 


Where can you get all the components, sensors, motors for the lessons? The same place I buy them ... mostly eBay saving $'s! Some places deliver slower than others, but I usually get parts within 30-days from eBay suppliers.

<<< << < eBay Searchs $ave $'s! > >> >>>

Try emailing "sales03@chinaflyfun.net" and ask for a "RoboGuts™ Lesson Kit" ... they can put together most of the components needed into one affordable package.


 
 

The cheap batches of components is a great starter for any RoboTeer;
Starter Basic Kit 830 Breadboard Dupont Wire For Arduino For Raspberry Pi TE266


These are great starter kits for the lessons saving you lots of $'s to get you started and you'll have parts for later experiments.


 
 


Lesson 00 Getting Started


PICAXE 28X2 Module


PICAXE USB to serial download programming black cable 3.5mm jack replaces AXE027


I've bought lots of these jumpers and used them in permanent installations

65PCS Male to Male Solderless Breadboard Jumper Cable DT


SYB-170 Mini Breadboard

5pcs SYB-170 Mini Breadboard Colorful Breadboard Prototype Board Small Plates


For another cost savings these wires are cheaper and come in more colors but you have to cut and trim them to lengths needed for your circuit.
= CAUTION =
Be sure you buy SOLID 22 AWG/guage jumper wires NOT stranded!

22 AWG Gauge Solid Hook Up Wire Kit 25 ft Each 0.0253" Dia UL1007 300 Voltsa>



 
 


Power Switches I have are 5mm x 10mm ... although any small power switch will work;

5x Micro Miniature PCB Slide Switch SLIDE SWITCH SWITCHES PCB Tactile b19



 
 


Jumpers: 500 PCS Closed Top Mini Jumper Plug for 2.54mm 0.1" Pin Header Spacing Shunt P29

500 PCS Closed Top Mini Jumper Plug for 2.54mm 0.1" Pin Header Spacing Shunt P29



 
 


1" LCD Display Module: 0.96" I2C IIC SPI Serial 128X64 White OLED LCD LED Display Module

0.96" I2C IIC SPI Serial 128X64 White OLED LCD LED Display Module



 
 


Lesson 01 LED


Hot 100 PCS 5mm Round Top Green Low Power Consumption LED Light Emitting DZ88



 
 


Lesson 02 3-color RGB LED

100 x 5mm 4pin RGB Tri-Color Diffused Common Anode LED Lamp Emitting Diode



 
 


Lesson 03 Momentary Switch


100Pcs 6x6x4.5mm Panel PCB Momentary Tactile Tact Push Button Switch 4Pin TS



 
 


Lesson 04 DS18B20 Temperature Sensor


DS18B20 Temperature Sensor



 
 


Lesson 05 BS170 Transistor


5 x BS170 BS170RLRAG MOSFET N-CHANNEL 60V 0.5A



 
 


Lesson 06 PC Speaker for Sounds & Music

The 28mm to 32 mm .5W to 3W speakers work great with the RoboGuts™ projects

1W 30mm Diameter 8 Ohm Internal Mini Magnet Speaker Loudspeaker 6Pcs



 
 


Lesson 07 Piezo Electronic DC Buzzer


10Pcs 5V Active Piezo Electronic DC Buzzer Alarm Speaker for Arduino 85db



 
 


Lesson 08 Rogue Robotics µMP3 Playback Module


Rogue Robotics µMP3 Playback Module


I've found other similar products online that might be better, but have not tried them yet;

SparkFun Audio-Sound Breakout - WTV020SD ~$20

The WAV Trigger - WIG-13660 ~$50

The Tsunami Super WAV Trigger - WIG-13810 ~$80



 
 


Lesson 09 Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module


Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module



 
 


Lesson 10 SpeakJet synth chip


Buy it already installed on your RoboGuts™ circuit board and save $'s!



 
 


Lesson 11 ADXL335 Module Accelerometer


ADXL335 Module 3-axis Analog Output Accelerometer Angular Transducer GY-61



 
 


Lesson 12 Photoresistor


20pcs 5mm 5506 Photoresistor LDR CDS Light-Dependent Resistor Sensor



 
 


Lesson 13 IR Receiver


10 PCS Universal IR Infrared Receiver 38Khz Infrared Sensor For Arduino Remote



 
 


Lesson 14 Passive IR


HCSR501 PIR IR Heat Motion Detector Sensor 5v For Arduino SR-501



 
 


Lesson 15 IR LED


100pcs Infrared 5mm Leds 940nm IR Night Vision Camera CCTV USA



 
 


Lesson 16 Sharp GP2D12 Range Finder Sensor


High Sensitivity Sharp IR Sensor -GP2D12 (Arduino Compatible)



 
 


Lesson 17 PING))) Ultrasonic Distance Sensor


PING))) Ultrasonic Distance Sensor

Cost a little more but so much easier to connect with one simple hobby cable.



 
 


Lesson 18 Devantech SRF05 Ultrasonic Range Finder


Devantech SRF05 Ultrasonic Range Finder



 
 


Lesson 19 HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Sensor

Most affordable is the UltraSonic sensor the HC-SR04

10Pcs Ultrasonic Module HC-SR04 Distance Measuring Transducer Sensor for Arduino



 
 


Lesson 20 mini Servo Motor


5pcs SG90 Servos SG-90 Mini Micro 9G Servo Motor for RC Toy Car Helicopter Boat

Buy bulk so you can make several different projects!
10pcs SG90 Servos SG-90 Mini Micro 9G Servo Motor for RC Toy Car Helicopter Boat



 
 


Lesson 21 Continuous Rotation Servo Motor

IF you want your bot to roam around like in some projects you need the continuous rotating servo motors ... so far the best place I've found is Pololu;


FEETECH FS90R Micro Continuous Rotation Servo



 
 


Lesson 22 DC Motor


2pcs Small Mini DC Motor 3V~8V 5v for RC car toy fan DIY high quality 2mm shaft



 
 

Lesson 23 Easy Driver Stepper Motor Driver for BiPolar Stepper Motors

For most projects it is better to solder male headers on the bottom of all the holes to plug into a bread board and the four motor out male pin headers on top usually works best on the stepper motor driver boards so the motor wires can easily plug into the board.


V44 A3967 Easy Driver Shield stepping Stepper Motor Driver For Arduino



Typical BiPolar Stepper Motor
US Ship 5pc Nema 17 Stepper Motor Bipolar 59oz.in CNC/3D Printer Reprap Robo



 
 


Lesson 24 ULN2003 UniPolar Stepper Motor Driver & Motor


5V Geared Stepper Motor 28BYJ-48 with ULN2003 Driver for Arduino Rasperry PI



 
 


When you get to lesson 10 you will begin learning how to use phonemes to program speech and song into your projects. Why? Because these are two very important parts of cognitive brain development in young children!

Fire up the Phrase-A-Lator program and if you bought a $35 Phrase-A-Lator Development Kit begin building the phonemes and words for the project script changes.

Phrase-A-Lator Development Kit

The Phrase-A-Lator Development Kit connects to the PC via USB and to external powered PC speakers or your stereo so you can hear your phrase development before you copy/paste the code data into your project program.

The Phrase-A-Lator Development Kit is a very small 3D printed box you 3D print yourself, the tiny circuit board I sell, the USB cable you can buy online. Then connect the audio out to powered PC speakers ... I use really cheap GigaWare PC speakers ... they are perfect for the task.

eBay search:

6pin 5V FTDI FT232RL USB TO TTL RS232 Serial Adapter Module Cable for Arduino

6P FTDI USB TO TTL RS232 Cable F/Arduino 5v FT232RL USB to Serial adapter module


SparkFun 5V FTDI Cable


 
 




 

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