Lesson 1.1 – Getting Started with BBC micro:bit and Scratch 3

Tutorial –

  1. As part of this tutorial we will try out a few different Scratch 3 and BBC micro:bit projects. These include –
    1. Cast a spell
    2. Squeak
    3. Move around
    4. Press a button
    5. Jump
    6. Move back and forth
  2. Access the tutorial by clicking on the following Link. Your tutorial should now open up in a new window.
  3. Clicking on the each of the links below opens them up in a new window.
  4. If you need help setting up the BBC Micro:Bit with Scratch 3 then head over to the following Link. Your tutorial should now open up in a new window.
  5. Let’s open up the Scratch editor using the following Link. Let’s get coding!!!!

Prerequisites –

  1. 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.
  2. We would recommend that you pick up the BBC micro:bit, BBC micro:bit breakout board and a breadboard.
  3. The BBC micro:bit breakout board and breadboard makes working with the BBC micro:bit a lot easier.
  4. We will be using the official BBC Makecode Block editor to write code for all our tutorials.

Reference –

  1. To learn more about the BBC micro:bit please visit – <Link>
  2. To learn more about global re-sellers of the BBC micro:bit please please visit – <Link>

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