Assignments

All assignments are due by 11.59am on the day of the deadline!
1. Arduino soft switch | due Jan 20 | see Arduino switch projects
Create an Arduino-controlled switch and use 2 LED's as outputs.
2. handcrafting analog sensors | due Jan 29 | see sensing projects
Create a fabric or thread-based sensor (pressure, stretch, tilt).
3. capSense and organic materials | due Feb 5 | see capSense projects
Show capacitance of organic materials with light, motion, or sound.
4. transistors and thermal actuation | due Feb 12 | see thermal projects
Activate thermochromic paint with muscle wire or heating pads.
5. Sensors + LCD displays | due Feb 20 | see sensors/displays
Create an interactive project that touches on a Biodesign idea
6. Open-ended skills review | due March 1 | see review projects
Create an interactive project that touches on a Biodesign idea
7. project brainstorming | due Mar 13 | see brainstorming posts
Submit 20 project ideas by the beginning of class on Wednesday.
8. telling stories | due March 15 | see storyboards 
Make a storyboard for each of your top 3 concepts.
9. Arduino + MaxMSP | due March 20 | see MAX MSP Project
Create a sensor or button that controls MaxMSP output.
10. project pitch and proposal | due March 27 | see project proposals
Create a 4-minute pitch for your project idea (to present in class!)
Post a detailed proposal, include problem, your design, and parts list.

11. look, ask, learn, try | due April 3 | see observation reports
Observe a biology-related location and submit photographs and notes.
13. project update | due Apr 12 | see status updates
Post project update + present rapid 30-second summary in class.
Final project showcase | April 26 
Final project documentation demonstrations & reception
14. Final project documentation | due May 1 | see final projects
Final project documentation due.

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