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micro:bit - 11 lessons to get you started

11 lessons to get you started with the micro:bit! Including time planning, a scheme of work with five minute plans, teacher notes and program files to show you the goal.

Answering Machine

#Learn the basics function of programming the micro:bit.

#To get a string to be displayed on the micro:bit LED array.

5 Minute Lesson Plan (pdf) (pptx)

Teacher Notes (pdf) (docx)

Hex File


Guess the Number

#Allow user inputs to the micro:bit.

#To create a random number variable when a input is entered by the user.

5 Minute Lesson Plan (pdf) (pptx)

Teacher Notes (pdf) (docx)

Hex File


Temperature

#Use the micro:bits on board sensors to measure real world data.

#To display the real world temperature following a shake gesture.

5 Minute Lesson Plan (pdf) (pptx)

Teacher Notes (pdf) (docx)

Hex File


Die Roll

#Use the micro:bits to build useful tools.

#To display the roll of a die following a shake gesture.

5 Minute Lesson Plan (pdf) (pptx)

Teacher Notes (pdf) (docx)

Hex File


Truth or Dare

#Use the micro:bits to build real word examples of games.

#To display a selection arrow and for a randomly generated statement to appear.

5 Minute Lesson Plan (pdf) (pptx)

Teacher Notes (pdf) (docx)

Hex File


Magic 8

#Use the micro:bits to build games and activities.

#To ask the user for a question and the micro:bit to give a randomly generated answer.

5 Minute Lesson Plan (pdf) (pptx)

Teacher Notes (pdf) (docx)

Hex File


Flashing Heart

#To ask the user for a question and the micro:bit to give a randomly generated answer.

#To send a message to a second micro:bitwirelessly.

5 Minute Lesson Plan (pdf) (pptx)

Teacher Notes (pdf) (docx)

Hex File


Love Meter

#Use the micro:bits to response to real world inputs.

#To display different results based upon the input pins.

5 Minute Lesson Plan (pdf) (pptx)

Teacher Notes (pdf) (docx)

Hex File


Smiley Buttons

#Understand how data is transmitted wirelessly.

#To send a message to a second micro:bitwirelessly.

5 Minute Lesson Plan (pdf) (pptx)

Teacher Notes (pdf) (docx)

Hex File


Rock Paper Scissors

#Use the micro:bits to build games.

#To display a game of rock paper scissors.

5 Minute Lesson Plan (pdf) (pptx)

Teacher Notes (pdf) (docx)

Hex File


Magic Button

#Use the micro:bits to measure real world data.

#To create a magic trick based upon magatisum.

5 Minute Lesson Plan (pdf) (pptx)

Teacher Notes (pdf) (docx)

Hex File


Other Resources 

Introduction to Computer Science

Example projects + code

37 lesson ideas


Great Projects to Try

Banana Keyboard - Build your own micro:bit piano using bananas!

Soil Moisture - Track the soil moisture of your plants!

Plant Watering - Create a system to automatically water your plants!

Hot or Cold - Make a game with the radio function, finding the hidden micro:bit before the other players!

Fireflies - Make a classload of micro:bits glow like fireflies!

Telegraph - Build a telegraph between two micro:bits to communicate with your friends!

Railway Crossing Challenge - Make a fully-automated railway crossing system with your micro:bit!


(This article is reproduced with the lessons from micro:bit website. Thanks!)

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