Save the Trees Micro:bit (10+)

Design an alert system using your micro:bit to help Ranger Stemmy save the trees!

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Class overview:

Learn how to code the BBC micro:bit device in a fun and interactive way. Explore Visual Block Coding and use sensors and radio communication to program an alarm device.

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify the hardware components of the micro:bit.
  • Understand that code is a programming language that is written using algorithms.
  • Understand the Internet of Things.
  • Use sensors and write algorithms using visual block coding.
  • Learn how to code an alarm system using IoT and radio communication.

Coding example:

Your Educator

Natalie Anderson
Natalie Anderson
Natalie is the Head of Curriculum at STEM Punks with a core focus on learning outcomes and curriculum alignment. Natalie has a background in teaching and is the recipient of the Dr Alan Druery OAM Excellence in Teaching Award. In her role, she strives to give students the skills and confidence they need to become successful global citizens.

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