Case 6 - Display of Ambient Light Intensity
Part 1 Objective
After you upload the program, Codey's screen displays the current light intensity. Codey's light sensor is at the small hole in the lower right corner.
Part 2 Preparation
Codey (robot controller) x 1
USB cable x 1
Computer with network access x 1
Connect Codey to the computer by using the USB cable, open mBlock 5 (PC client, web version, or mobile app), delete the default device, click +add, select Codey from Device Library and then click Set as mostly used device in the upper left corner, click Connect, and select the Upload mode.
Part 3 Programming
Use the ambient light intensity block in Sensing blocks and the show ( ) block in Looks blocks, and click Upload to display the ambient light intensity value in real time.
Part 4 Practice
Try to record the outdoor light intensity values at different time points of a day.
Try to make Codey detect and tell whether it is in the daytime or at night.