Getting started with the microbit on board buttons and sensors

This micro:bit resource explains how the on board buttons and sensors can be controlled, using the micro:bit visual Makecode – blocks.

The resources explains how to control:

  • On board buttons
  • Light sensor
  • Temperature sensor
  • Magnetic field sensor and compass
  • Motion sensor

This resource has been provided by Gemma Taylor.

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