Category: Micro:Bit

  • Micro:Bit Games

    Intro The game we’re going to make is Split or Steal. It’s a game of cunning and trickery in which the play must decide whether to ‘Split’ the prize or ‘Steal’ from the opponent. How To As always, begin by making a new Micro:Bit Project at Micro:Bit MakeCode. Click on ‘New Project” to open up […]

  • Micro:Bit Snowflakes

    You’ll Need: Micro:Bit (Preferably more than one) A Mac, PC or Raspberry Pi Open Micro Bit Make Code and make a new project and name it: Christmas Snowflake. Open the Radio menu: Drag a ‘Radio Set Group’ block into ‘On Start’. Click the 1 on the ‘Radio Set Group’ block and type 100 in. Now open the […]

  • Christmas Tech

    Christmas is here! There are so many projects to try: Micro:Bit Snowflakes To decorate your windows! You’ll Need: Micro:Bit (Preferably more than one) A Mac, PC or Raspberry Pi Open Micro Bit Make Code and make a new project and name it: Christmas Snowflake. Open the Radio menu: Drag a ‘Radio Set Group’ block into […]

  • Micro:Bit Step Counter

    You need: Micro:Bit (with power pack) Micro USB Cable Computer that the non-Micro USB end of the can be plugged in Start by opening the BBC Micro:Bit MakeCode page. Click on new project and name it ‘Step Counter’ then press the Create button. Open the ‘Basic’ menu and drag a ‘Show String’ block out and […]

  • Micro:Bit Basics

    The BBC Micro:Bit is an open source hardware computer with many features including: ARM based system Radio (To communicate with other Micro:Bits) Bluetooth 25 LED display Light Sensors Open the Micro:Bit Makecode page and scroll down and have a look around. Once you’ve had a look around click on the Flashing Heart tutorial and then […]

  • Micro:Bit Rainbow Lights

    BBC Micro:Bit ZIP Halo for the BBC Micro:Bit AAA battery holder for ZIP Halo Three AAA This week’s challenge will show you how to use a Micro:Bit to have a rainbow at home. Maybe even put it in your window! Go to the BBC Micro:Bit website (https://makecode.microbit.org/)  Open a new project by clicking the ‘New […]