Acceleration

Students often find it difficult to understand the related concepts of acceleration and speed. Making use of the BBC micro:bit on-board accelerometer, this playful activity allows students to get an intuitive understanding through hands-on activity.

The simple game requires that students maintain acceleration for as long as possible, as indicated by the LED array on the device. By trying out different movements, they gain an appreciation of prolonged acceleration and its role in both space exploration and astronaut training. 

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