- 1 Arduino Uno
- 1 Arduino USB cable
- 1 breadboard
- 1 push button
- 1 10k-ohm (10kΩ) resistor, which has a brown-black-orange stripe pattern
- 1 LED
- 10 jumper wires
- Your computer
- 1 Arduino power supply
How might we make a LED candle you can actually blow out? That was a question my daughter and I had one evening, so we got online and started exploring different ways to sense wind. Along the way, we discovered a pretty nifty sensor that does exactly what we needed. That sensor is the center of this project.
Concepts: Sensing Air Movement and Wind
Weather stations use sets of spinning cups, called anemometers, to measure wind. ...