Build Your Own Sensor

DATE: 08/20/2018

TIME: 8/20/18 8:00 am - 8/20/18 12:00 pm

LOCATION: Maine Lake Science Center, 51 Willett Road, Bridgton ME

Build Your Own Sensors

This course is geared toward adults or mature students interested in learning more about do-it-yourself monitoring technology. (ages 15 and over)

Build it, test it, and use it. Inexpensive micro-controllers are a fascinating new way to create your own custom-built monitoring systems. Learn the basics of designing, deploying and programming a system to collect environmental data.  This course will be taught by technology guru, Dr. Ryan Dorland, from Saint Joseph’s College.

This course will be offered August 15th, 8am-noon at the Maine Lake Science Center. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop if they have one.

** The August 15th class is full. A second class is being offered August 20th. Deadline for registration is August 10th.

Member or Student Price $75

Non-Member Price $95

Course fee includes a microcontroller starter kit. Scholarships available based on need.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited for this course. REGISTER ONLINE HERE. If you are interested in signing up or finding out more information, please contact Alyson Smith at

Lakes Environmental Association, 230 Main Street, Bridgton, Maine, 04009