For the first exercise, I was not able to get my pir motion sensor to be activated. However, the button exercise, pictured below, worked out. For my project, I will be doing a cocktail shaker that turns on at exactly 5 pm and turns on with a potentiometer.
Here is the inspiration for the shaker which lays out the majority of the supplies I will need. I will be making some changes such as the power source and I will not be using the crickit playground. I am also trying to source the hardware, but since I will only be needing two or three of each screw I might just need to buy in bulk anyways. My hope is that I can retrofit the existing stl files to the size of the breadboard and esp.