Introduction to the micro:bit (for complete beginners)

Introduction to the micro:bit (for complete beginners)

This session is open to complete beginners, from primary to second level, for those who have never used the micro:bit before – essentially a getting started session.Teachers who complete this webinar will be eligible to borrow a micro:bit for their own class free of charge.

This event introduces the BBC micro:bit and is a hands-on virtual course. The micro:bit is essentially a programmable computer. The micro:bit is designed by the BBC for use in computer education in the UK and around the world. The micro:bit aligns very well with primary school curricula, Junior Cycle short course and the new Leaving Certificate Computer Science subject. This session is open to complete beginners, from primary to second level, for those who have never used the micro:bit before – essentially a getting started session

Structure:

  • Introduction to the micro:bit
  • Coding the micro:bit
  • Inputs and sensors built into the micro:bit (Radio, temperature, motion, light intensity, g force and many more)

Course Properties

Course date 03-12-2020 7:00 pm
End Date 03-12-2020 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 01-11-2020 12:00 pm
Fee Free
Speaker Dr Keith Quille
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Sligo Education Centre

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