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Using the micro:bit

If you are looking for resources to get you started with the BBC micro:bit take a look at these free to download resources created byPaul Boyd. They focus on some of the basics of getting started with the micro:bit including coding you will need to understand, such as IF statements and variables, as well as how to connect components that are externally connected to the micro:bit.

PowerPoint Resource

A shortPowerPointresourceintroducing the micro:bit - click onthe image to download the PowerPoint.

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This resource have been produced by Paul Boyd.Visit his websiteto see other free resources he has produced.

Visual Helpsheets

Four visualhelp sheets onsome of the basics of getting started with the micro:bit - click on each image to download the resource.

These resources have been produced by Paul Boyd.Visit his websiteto see other free resources he has produced.


Practicalactivities and ideas are provided as a starting point only. Students should use these as inspiration as part of an iterative design process developing the ideafurtherthemselves. Credit should be given to the original source where appropriate.

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