Digital Clock using RTC

Lesson Details

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Curriculum: None
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Lesson Overview

The students will learn the following things:

  • What is Real-Time Clock or RTC?
  • How to configure the RTC to set the time and date in PictoBlox?
  • How to get the time and date from RTC in PictoBlox?
  • Activity: Making a digital clock displaying the time.

Material Required

1 set of the following material per group of 3-5 students:

Component Image Quantity Available in Bundle
evive 1
USB A-B Cable 1

Lesson Outline

Real Time Clock - 10 minutes
  • What is Real-Time Clock?
  • Real-Time Clock of evive.
RTC Blocks - 20 minutes

Demonstration of blocks for:

  • Setting the time of the clock – Hour, minutes and seconds.
  • Setting the date of the clock – Date, month, year and weekday.
  • Getting the time and date from RTC.
Activity - 30 minutes
  • Make a clock showing the time using RTC.
  • Also, it will reset the time only when the slide switch 1 is in Up position.

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