The micro:bit is a small, programmable computer that primes students to explore the rich potential of physical computing. It can be programmed using either block-based or text-based code. It’s an interactive learning tool that can be used across many subjects.
Merry Micro:bits is a holiday-themed coding package that makes it simple for any educator, parent, or friend to get the kids in their community coding. Best of all, you don't need micro:bits to participate, you can also use the emulator!
Code in the Classroom - Introduction to micro:bits
An introduction to coding through micro:bits, from two different perspectives. First, students will create animated sequences of text and pictures. Second, they will play with the LED lights using math and logic.
Tips and tricks to easily code with micro:bit (Video)
In this episode of KCJ presents, we walk you through 3 tips and tricks to make coding with the micro:bit a breeze! We’ll show you how to update your micro:bit, how to pair it to easily transfer projects from your computer, and how to share your projects with friends.
How to play basketball with micro:bits (Video)
In this episode of KCJ Presents, we show you how to program your micro:bit to pass an LED basketball from one micro:bit to another. How many players can you add to your basketball team? How far can you throw the ball?
How to make music with micro:bits (Video)
In this episode of KCJ Presents, we show you how to program your micro:bit to play any song you like. Once you’ve mastered that, you can add multiple melodies or even create a whole micro:bit orchestra with friends- the sky’s the limit!
How to measure wind & water with micro:bits (Video)
Micro:bits can be used to measure all kinds of things! In this episode of KCJ Presents, we show you how to build a microbit weather station to measure wind force and water levels. Using just a few easy-to-find items, you’ll be able to start using your DIY micro:bit weather station to monitor your environment in no time!
Micro:bit Arcade: Valentine's Day
Get a high score in our Valentine's Day micro:bit arcade game! Just download the code onto your micro:bit and start playing.
Micro:bit Arcade: Pong
Get a high score in micro:bit Pong! Just download the code onto your micro:bit and start playing.
Micro:bit Arcade: Escape Room
Get a high score in micro:bit Escape Room! Just download the code onto your micro:bit and start playing.