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Robot Buggy with micro:bit

Design, code and manufacture your own robot buggy with the micro:bit and the Kitronik line following buggy. This teaching resource provides detailed instructions for creating your own bluetooth controlled micro:bit buggy. The resources look at designing the buggy using computer aided design (CAD). However,...
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BBC micro:bit Robot Buggy

This is a resource aimed at students aged 11-14. It is one of a series that support the use of the BBC micro:bit in the classroom. The pack contains several lesson plans, presentations and student handouts. The first ‘unplugged’ lesson introduces students to how programmable systems work, the second they are...
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Teaching resources for the BBC micro:bit

This booklet contains all the IET teaching resources for the BBC micro:bit.
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BBC micro:bit – bees and pollination

The BBC micro:bit is a great tool for carrying out surveys that involve quickly counting and recording one or two variables. Using the button inputs provides a simple interface to the device allowing, for instance, quick tallying of the numbers of two different types of bee around a plant. Other examples might include...
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Race for the Line - Micro:bit Model Rocket Car

In this competition teams of students design, build and race model rocket cars.Race for the Line - Micro:bit Model Rocket Car 
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Bag Alarm

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, while...
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Flood Warning System

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 this...
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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 buttonsLight sensorTemperature sensorMagnetic field sensor and compassMotion sensorThis resource has been provided by Gemma Taylor.
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Home Security

Students first evaluate existing alarm systems and learn about a burglar’s attitude towards them using a video featuring reformed criminals. They are then briefed to create a working door access and alarm system using a BBC micro:bit and selected input and output components such as LDRs, reed switches, buzzers and...
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Transport Displays

This activity, suitable for a cross-STEM project day or series of lessons, focuses on how information can be provided to travellers on the London Underground. Students are asked to consider user needs – what information would they need to see, and how might their requirements be communicated? A deep understanding...
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