Designed for kids, BBC micro:bit course is a series of 2 modules, 10 lessons in total, one hour per lesson. Our courses are based on lessons published on microbit.org. Although not required, parents and guardians are encouraged to attend the class with kids to understand the STEM education.
How students learn micro:bit
This video explains how students learn with BBC micro:bit.
Try one of tutorials at MakeCode. Choose “Flashing Heart” in “Tutorials”. You don’t need a micro:bit!
The course is suitable for kids ages over 6 and the parents/guardians.
Participants must be over 6 years.
- Can understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of computer science, including abstraction, logic, algorithms and data representation
- Have repeated practical experience of writing computer programs in order to solve problems
- Can evaluate and apply information technology
- Are responsible, competent, confident and creative users of information and communication technology
In the course, the following materials are used.
- A computer
- BBC micro:bit
- A USB cable
All materials are provided. The micro:bit and the USB cable are complementary.
Topics covered in the course
- Programming code on Microsoft MakeCode
- Uploading the code to BBC micro:bit
- Variables in algorithms and programs
- Analysing, programming and evaluating step-counters
Participants will demonstrate their achievements by creating an original code.
Includes a micro:bit and a USB cable.
Minimum and maximum participants
The numbers of participants above do not include parents, or guardians.