Micro:bit is a tiny programmable computer that can be used by students of all ages in a variety of subjects. Its versatility makes it an excellent tool for integrating different subjects, from computer science to mathematics, art, and even music.
With its user-friendly interface, Micro:bit can help students develop skills in coding, critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity. Its compact size and affordability make it accessible to all, allowing students to explore technology and learn in a fun and engaging way.
It is a versatile and powerful tool that can enhance the learning experience for students of all ages and backgrounds. Its integration with different subjects makes it an indispensable tool for educators looking to engage their students in new and exciting ways.
Micro:Bit V1 Learning Book
Micro:Bit V2 Learning Book
Start with Micro:Bit
To begin using Micro:Bit, it's important to start with the first step. The activities in the learning book are specifically designed to help learners practice and comprehend how Micro:Bit works, based on its features and functions. I have designed learning books for both versions, V1 and V2. Simply click the link below to download. 👇🏽
Math Meets Micro:Bit
In math classes, students in Y9 have been learning about trigonometry and the measurement of angles. As part of their practical work, they used micro:bits to make a clinometer and record the data. They then applied the equations they learned in class and used the data they collected to complete real-life tasks. In particular, they were able to measure the heights of various objects around the school by using the clinometer and applying trigonometric ratios.
Class Activitiy Photo
Based on the features of data logging and accelerometer on Micro:Bit, I have created the instructions to help students make their own clinometers using Micro:Bit and collect data on the angles of objects. The instructions also include steps on how to use trigonometric ratios to calculate the height of the objects being measured.
I have created the instructions for both Micro:Bit V1 and V2.
Activity Instruction Overview
Digital Egg Drop Challenge
One fun activity that utilizes the Micro:bit is the digital egg drop challenge. In this activity, students use the device's built-in sensors to collect data on the timestamps of free falling objects. The goal is to create a protective device that will prevent an egg from breaking when dropped from a certain height. This activity is used in MYP math classes as a way for students to learn about quadratics and the physics of motion.
By analyzing the data collected from the Micro:bit, students can apply mathematical concepts to design and improve their egg-drop devices.
One exciting project that you can do with it is making an intuitive weighing scale. By using the built-in accelerometer on the Micro:bit, you can measure the force of gravity acting on an object and calculate its weight. This is a fun and straightforward way to learn about the principles of weighing scales.
What's more, this project is a great way to incorporate maker education and technology into your learning. You get to explore the Micro:bit's capabilities, apply math and physics principles, and develop your problem-solving skills. So, if you're interested in learning more about the Micro:bit and want to try your hand at creating your own weighing scale, then this project is perfect for you!
Micro:Bit & AI
Micro: Bit & AI
I believe that technology can be a powerful tool to help people overcome challenges and improve their quality of life. One such example is the use of AI and micro:bit to create a color indicator that can assist individuals who have difficulty recognizing colors in their daily lives.
By leveraging the capabilities of micro:bit, a tiny computer that can be easily programmed, and the advanced algorithms of AI, I can create a device that provides real-time feedback and helps users distinguish between different colors more easily. This technology has the potential to improve the lives of individuals with color vision deficiency, as well as those with other visual impairments.
Raving Micro:Bit Robot
AI-Powered RC Car
Micro:Bit RC Car
Storytelling via Micro:Bit
Interactive Urban Art
Sound Controlled Servo
Sound Controlled LED & Data Collection