IET for BBC Micro:bit
A series of STEM projects, bridging design and technology and computing, which make use of the BBC micro:bit microcontroller device.
This booklet contains all the IET teaching resources for the BBC micro:bit.
This longer-duration activity involves prototyping a low-power lighting system. It could be used in an off-timetable workshop or across a series of lessons.
Students are challenged to work through the whole design process, and to place a micro-controller (in this case a BBC micro:bit) at the centre of the...
This activity, suitable for a multi-lesson sequence or a single extended session, challenges students to design and prototype a simple motion-sensing alarm. The device is intended to prevent theft or the accidental picking-up of a bag.
Motion is sensed using the accelerometer built-in to the BBC micro:bit,...
After learning about flooding, students consider the design problems caused by its early detection. Students are introduced to moisture sensors, and can build their own using the instructions provided or use a ready-made version. This is connected to the BBC micro:bit and used as an input device. After processing...
|Subject(s)||Computing, Design and technology, Electronics, programming and control, Science|
|Published||2010 to 2019|
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