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Consider the following sketch:

void setup () {




void loop () }{





Hopefully you find its streamlined code structure to be easy to read and understand. You can work towards creating code like this with the use of functions. 


  • Learn formatting for creating and calling a function
  • Distinguish between local and global variables
  • Explore how functions can streamline your code, making it easier to understand and more efficient

Sensors and Equipment

This experiment features the following sensors and equipment. Additional equipment may be required.

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