Introduction to Servo Motors

Introduction to Servo Motor
Lesson Details
What are servo motors and why are they important? How do they work?


  • Moving the head of a cutout with the help of a servo motor and evive.
Classroom Bundle Used: STEM Classroom Bundle, STEM Mini Classroom Bundle
Prerequisites: None
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Lesson Overview

Students will learn the following things:

  • Why do we need Servo motor and what are they?
  • Components of a Servo motor.
  • How to control a servo motor using evive menu.
  • Activity: Moving Tobi’s head using a potentiometer.

Material Required

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

Lesson Outline

Introduction - 5 minutes
Servo Motor - 10 minutes
  • Why do we need a servo motor?
  • What is a servo motor?
  • Different components of the servo motor. Optional, skip if the class is below 7th.
Controlling Servo Motor - 10 minutes
  • How to connect the servo to evive?
  • How to control the servo motor using evive menu.
Activity - 30 minutes

Moving Tobi’s head using potentiometer 1

Wrapping up the lesson - 5 minutes

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