This track provides access to the micro:bit tutorials provided by the microbit foundation. In these tutorials you will work with your child exploring the different facets of the BBC micro:bit and interacting with the real world using the sensors, LED’s, etc, on-board the BBC micro:bit. You will use the makecode block based coding platform to write your code. These tutorials will help you build upon the knowledge gained coding with Scratch.
This is a beginners micro:bit coding track. We would highly recommend that you complete the following tracks before you start off with this track.
Introduction to coding concepts with Scratch I
Introduction to coding concepts with Scratch II
Exploring coding concepts using the BBC micro:bit – I
Exploring coding concepts using the BBC micro:bit – II
This tutorial makes use of the BBC micro:bit. If you haven’t purchased a BBC micro:bit yet you might want to head over and pick one up now.
We will be using the official BBC Makecode Block editor to write code for all our tutorials.
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