Micro:bit online course 101 for DIYers (e-course)

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Microbit online course for Do It Yourself

The Micro:bit is small micro-controller board designed by the BBC for use in computer education in the UK. Study, conducted after they distributed the Micro:bit to year 7 students in the UK, reveals a great deal of improvement in their motivation, participation in STEM subjects and consequently the knowledge level in hands-on learning.

The Micro:bit hardware is the size of a business card and conveniently houses LED matrix, temperature and light sensors, buttons, accelerometer, magnetic compass and Bluetooth communication modules. Graphical programming using online block editor makes it available anytime on any internet-enabled device without any need for software installation.

This course on Micro:bit helps in understanding Micro:bit hardware, learning the concepts of programming, microcontroller and electronic controls using hands-on exercises.

Course is ideal for:

  • Student or Parents wanting to learn coding and electronics with microbit!

  • Beginner to programming, microcontrollers or electronics

Material Required:


This course is designed to provide you a hands-on learning with Micro:bit. After completing this course, participant would be able to:

  • Familiarize themselves with Micro:bit hardware components / features (display, input and sensors)

  • Comprehend the working principles of various sensors available with Micro:bit

  • Create program using online Block Editor software and test them online

  • Program the Micro:bit with code created online to make meaningful real-life applications

Course Outline

In this beginner level course on Micro:bit, the participants will learn about:

  • Micro:bit overview - Hardware features, Programming tools and procedure

  • Displaying text and numbers on Micro:bit LED matrix

  • Detecting button press events as user input

  • Measurement of light and temperature using on-board sensors

  • Application of available math and logical operators

  • Creating applications using accelerometer

  • Creating applications using magnetic compass

  • Other project ideas…

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