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Arduino Programming: Creating an LED Firework Effect

Posted by Louise Hazel on August 14th, 2017

LEDs have many purposes, from traffic lights on the streets to the bulbs in your home. They also come in handy when working with embedded, IoT, or any other extra-curricular project you might be doing. It is not uncommon for a maker project or IoT project to need to control a number of different LEDs. In a recent project I was involved with, an array of LEDs was used to create a firework effect.  An Arduino board was used to control the display.

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Global Finals 2017 Results

Super Dupers

Secondary Level- Technical Challenge

First Place

Made with Real Cheese

Scientific Challenge- Middle Level

Second Place

DInosaurs

Scientific Challenge- Elementary Level

Fifth Place

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Scientific Challenge- Secondary Level

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Engineering Challenge- Middle Level

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Scientific Challenge-Secondary Level

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Technical Challenge- Middle Level

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Engineering Challenge- Elementary Level

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Scientific Challenge- Elementary Level

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Technical Challenge- Elementary Level

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Improv Challenge- Elementary Level

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