How to Make a Light Controlled Led With an Arduinno

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This is a fun and simple Arduino project  that anyone can make

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Step 1: What You Need

- Arduino Uno
- Jumper wires
- a Photo cell
- a breadboard

Step 2: Step 1

First you need to plug the led into the breadboard and hook the positive lead into pin #8 and the negative lead to ground with the jumper cables. 
you will then need to hook the photo cell into pin 13 and the ground pin

Step 3: Step 2

you now need to hook up your Arduino to your computer and copy and paste the script below into your Arduino software

void setup() {
  pinMode(8, OUTPUT);
  pinMode(13, INPUT);

void loop() {
  if(digitalWrite,13== HIGH){digitalWrite(8,LOW);}
  if(digitalWrite,13== LOW){digitalWrite(8,HIGH);}

Step 4: Finished

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