"Arduino" starter kit. Remember, "Arduino" is a name brand. The "red board" from Sparkfun is the same thing, with an un-name brand price. Look at the link. Look at what's included in the components. Make sure you have at least this much stuff to play with up to Spring Break (3/7). If not, buy it!
If you're having trouble uploading code to red board through the Arduino IDE, install this: Driver
Restart Arduino, and try again.
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