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LED Chasing

What will we do

In this lesson we will add one more LED and create a light chasing effect. We will use 3 of the same color LED’s.
The sequence for the code will be as follows
    Turn LED1 ON
    Wait for 0.5 second
    Turn LED1 OFF and LED2 ON
    Wait for 0.5 second
    Turn LED2 OFF and LED3 ON
    Wait for 0.5 second
    Turn LED2 ON and LED3 OFF
    Wait for 0.5 second
    Turn LED2 OFF and LED1 ON

Parts List

You will need the following parts:
    1x arduino uno
    1x arduino USB Cable
    1x Breadboard
    3x Jumper Wire
    3x LED (all same colour)
    3x Resistor

Wiring it up

Ensure that the LED are the right way around, with the longer positive leads (anodes) to the left.

mBlock IDE

Launch the mBlock IDE (https://ide.mblock.cc/#/) and select the Arduino Uno Device and install the Kids Code Extension

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