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micro:bit

November 1, 2018
We've now been using micro:bits with our Code Club students for three sessions (6 more to go until the end of term!). We've had 20 kids come this term (ages 9-10).   It's been really successful! The kids love using them and need very little motivation to keep working on projects. I feel there's been a lot less distraction compared to using Scratch and a deeper understanding of how the code works. The two most popular projects we've had so far are Fortune Teller (i.e. magic 8-ball) and Frus ...
About this project  This project shows how to use the BBC micro:bit radio to make a large display using multiple micro:bits.   What you'll need  4 x BBC micro:bit (or more if you have them) 1 x Micro USB 1 x Computer or tablet 8 x AAA Batteries & 4 x Battery Holders   Project walk through  The 5 x 5 LED display on the BBC micro:bit is great, but it sure takes a long time to scroll though a long message. Is there a way we could use a number of micro:bits to make a ...
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Heart Monitor Project

Posted by rancell Nov 1, 2018
About this project  This project shows how to send radio messages between two BBC micro:bits. One micro:bit will be used by the patient who will press the A button when they feel their heartbeat. The other micro:bit will be used by the nurse and will see a heat symbol flash when the patient presses the button.   What you'll need  2 x BBC micro:bit 1 x Micro USB 1 x Computer or tablet 4 x AAA Batteries & 2 x Battery Holder (optional)   Project walk through  Go to th ...

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