Tag Archives: Microbit

Microbit class votes

Up to 25 pupils each has a micro:bit which they can use for voting YES or NO to any question. Pupils press button A to answer ‘no’ to a question, or button B to answer ‘yes’. They can shake their … Continue reading

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Microbit treasure hunt

This is a much-simplified version of the MakeCode Hot/Cold game using Python. You hide beacons, players have to find them. You will need: – 2 or more micro:bits with battery packs – a computer with which to program them – … Continue reading

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The Flu Game

Inspired by the totally awesome Hannah Fry’s BBC Four programme on pandemic flu and this also awesome micro:bit project, I present: The Flu Game. You will need: more than 2 micro:bits with battery packs a way of flashing Python code … Continue reading

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Making calculators with microbits

Well, making a calculator with THREE micro:bits really. This is, I admit, a bit of a mad project but I’ve been fascinated by calculators since childhood. I can remember cheap pocket calculators being invented and, like digital watches, I still … Continue reading

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Monk Makes Sensor Board for Microbit with Mu plotter

The Mu Python editor’s new plotter function continues to delight me. I connected a Monk Makes Sensor Board to a micro:bit and wrote a few lines of Python to see whether I could get some live data readings from its … Continue reading

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