Microbit

Micro:Bit

Small but powerful computer for learning coding, electronics and robotics

The BBC Microbit v2 is a pocket sized codeable computer to learn coding and electronics. It is jam packed with motion detection, a built-in compass, LED display and Bluetooth. Why good for Education: Every child can have their own! If you are running a coding club or want to use in a classroom or simply want to learn or teach coding & electronics? This is one of the best entry level board we have seen so far!

The BBC microbit support multiple programming languages like Graphical programming (Microsoft Makecode), JavaScript and Python. The Make code platform also includes board simulator making this platform ideal for distance learning as well in classroom STEM product in school.



Features


Hardware

  • Cost effective under $50

  • Jam packed with features

  • Control from Bluetooth* smart phone

  • Easy to use with Crocodile clips and conductive thread  or Grove Shield

  • BBC Microbit V2 - includes inbuilt microphone ,Speaker and additional capacitive touch.

Software IDE

* Bluetooth connection with compatible smart phone & app may need to be installed.


Collections


There are many extension accessories that you can connect to Microbit either by wiring or shield connector. You can expand capability of Microbit either using Grove sensors or various robot shield to make Microbit car/robot and then remote control using second Microbit. Explore our collection to find microbit parts, accessories and STEM kits in Australia. 

Get best value on Microbit classroom bundle and starter kit. Pakronics is an official Microbit distributor and stockiest in Australia. Most popular Microbit starter kit include Robot, Grove inventor kit and Microbit game console. Have a look at our classroom pack bundles and STEM kits for your school.


Starter kits


Bundle n Save


Accessories


ZEP Island kit for Microbit
$306.90 AUD inc.GST

Australian curriculum mapped courses for Digital Technology with BBC Microbit


If you are teacher/school starting with Digital technology curriculum implementation and looking for supportive microbit activities and projects with digital technology curriculum then do check out our online courses. 


Get Yourself into Coding


Blocks (Graphical)

Microbit's new editor makes it easy to program your microbit in Blocks along with great new features like peer-to-peer radio. Powered by MakeCode.



Script 

The JavaScript editor makes it easy to program your microbit in Blocks and JavaScript.Powered by MakeCode.

Python editor is perfect for those who want to push their coding skills further. A selection of snippets and a range of pre-made images and music give you a helping hand with your code. Powered by the global Python Community.

Classroom

Microbit classroom is an online platform to support you teaching and running your virtual classroom. 

It can also be used in face to face teaching as it can play an important part for sharing code and monitoring individual student's activities.


Videos


MakeCode 2020 Top 10 Features

Microbit classroom


Grove inventor kit




do your :bit is a global yearly challenge encourages students' to create an innovative microbit based project to solve a real life problem from their community.  The given challenge are out of UN sustainability goals. Every year Microbit Education selects two of the challenges and offers a various activity and unit plan for educator to use in their classroom. A group of partner and supporter around the world makes this collaborative effort to organise various events. Pakronics is a proud supporter of do your :bit challenge in Australia and helping Australian school to implement microbit project and activities in classroom. 

do your :bit in your classroom

classroom implementation


classroom project



Blog


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