do your :bit

Pakronics® is supporting "do your :bit"

 An online yearly global challenge for young Australian innovators to represent Australia.

What is do your :bit challenge?

Engage in the 'do your bit' global Microbit challenge designed for innovative individuals aged 8 to 18 years. Explore your imagination, blend creativity with technology, and devise solutions for current global challenges. This activity/project is an excellent addition to your classroom, aligning with curriculum objectives in digital technology, coding, electronics, or STEAM education. Choose a UN Sustainable Development Goal for the year 2024 and participate in the 'do your bit' challenge.


How it works?

1.Select your challenge

Based on age there are few options in 2024 DYB challenge:

1. Idea only - 8 to 14 year old 

2. Design and code - 8 to 14 year old

3. Design and code - 15-18 years old

You can take one challenges from UN global goals. 

You can submit your project in a group up to 3 people or alone. 

2.Research & Plan

You will need to research on a problem that affects you or your community then develop a solution.  If you like you can also decide on solving problem of some other community in the world. 

3.Submit your solution

Share your solution but also your reasoning why you selected that problem and how you planned it to solve the given global goals?

Choose your Challenge 

In 2024, you can select any goal from UN Global Goals of sustainable development. 

Project Submission By


07 October 2024

Register Your School for 2024!

You don't need to register all your team until you finish team project(s). The subscription here is for school teacher to get support and access to FREE resources to get started with do your bit challenge. 


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What you need?
  • Software- Makecode

  • Passion to solve global cause

 Create Your Solution 

  • Creative 

  • Innovative &

  • Environment Friendly

Global Goals Guides

Micro bit Projects

Calmin LEDs

Step counter

Light-up fishing nets

Send a smile

Being active

Health tech

Sensory classroom

Helping plants grow

How to Implement in Classroom?

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lesson planning

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classroom projects

Ideal kits for do your :bit

Here are top do your bit kits to get you started!

BitGadget kit includes heaps of sensors and actuator to make motion, light and object detection projects.

Includes sustainable development goals and resources to create your own zero emission community.

All you need to get started with making climate related solutions. It includes 5 project based learning and each kit include licences. 

 Learners will have a blast constructing an electric vehicle, a robotic tree planter, and a lunar rover, and pondering how their designs can aid in defending the environment and life on Earth.

Students can investigate the use of technology in agriculture and how innovative farming helps with the climate challenge.

This wind turbine kit is a part of the Climate Action Kit that facilitates learning coding and robotics while exploring sustainable and affordable energy sources. 

What you get?

  • Win prizes

  • Represent Australia

  • Design your own solution

  • Certificate of participation

  • Curriculum mapping support

2023 do your :bit Microbit Projects

Student's Award

School's Award

You can win

For School

Climate Action Kit with Microbit v2

Your school will get Climate Action Kit with Microbit V2. It simplifies the process of teaching and learning robotics and programming while encouraging meaningful engagement.

For Student

Jacdac Kit with Microbit V2

The winner student will get a Jacdac Kit. It enhances Microbit V2 experience for beginners .

Plus Micro bit International award

  • Excellent Award


Do I have to buy or pay any fees to compete/participate in do your bit challenge?

No do not need to pay any fees for the challenge. Depending on your solution you may need Microbit and other accessories. 

I am a teacher, I want to implement this in school but not sure where to start?
That is great to hear, if you can first decide where you want to implement this challenge in your school program. It can be digital technology, coding, after school or Makerspace activity. We will be running few webinars so please join us live to discuss.

I am parent and I want my child to solve the challenge but I may not able to support him with technical side.

Glad you are interested to register your child. That is completely ok, we will be adding online resources and heaps of resources already available. You can feel free to reach us when you need help.

Can I have multiple entrees as I have more than one idea.

Yes, you can have as many as possible ideas and project you wish to submit. 

Can I use any hardware ?

You can use any hardware along with Micro:bit as the solution on Makecode will be judge. 

Which programming language I need to use?

You can use Graphical, Javascript and Python as long as they are programmed using Makecode software.

For any other question feel free to reach us at

You can use Graphical, Javascript, Python or Arduino language as long as they are programmed using mBlock 5 software.






Get your school register by deciding to enter in the challenge.


  • St John's Primary School, VIC

  • St Monica's College, VIC

  • Montello Primary School, TAS



Get your school register by deciding to enter in the challenge.


  • Montello Primary School, TAS

  • Alkira Secondary School, VIC

  • Courtenay Gardens Primary School, VIC

  • Vincentia Public School, NSW

  • Vincentia Primary School, NSW

  • Vale Park Primary School, SA

  • Rose Park Primary School, SA

  • Sunshine Coast Grammar School, QLD

  • Rossmoyne Senior High School, WA

  • St Peters Inglewood Primary School, WA

  • Mount Gravatt East State School, QLD

  • Brentwood Secondary College, VIC

  • St Michaels Collegiate School, TAS




Get your school register by deciding to enter in the challenge.