BitGadget Kit - Grove Creator Kit for Micro:bit

Age 10+
Skill level - BeginnerSkill level - Intermediate
Price:
Sale price A$96.62   Inc. GST
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105 units Ships in 24 hours
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Age 10+
Skill level - BeginnerSkill level - Intermediate
Visual-based ProgrammingText-based Programming
Programming Device - Computer

BitGadget Kit is a must-have for micro:bit intermediate learners.
The included micro:bit expansion board, BitMaker incorporates six Grove connectors, one RGB LED strip and one buzzer to make it possible for some beginners to still use the micro:bit without purchasing extra modules.
If you want to buy BitMaker separately on its own, click here.
The complete BitGadget Kit also includes 1 sliding potentiometer, 1 light sensor, 1 sound sensor, 1 button module, 1 ultrasonic distance sensor, 1 mini fan, 1 motor, 1 servo, 1 RGB LED strip (9 modules in total). You can let your imagination take flight by creating projects with the endless combinations of these components. Scroll down to see project examples.
If you are already an experienced micro:bit user, you can experiment with adding other Grove modules such as a gesture sensor or 4 digit display to enhance your projects. If you haven't heard of Grove before, Grove is a Seeed Studio series which you can read more about here.

Feature 

BitMaker

BitMaker is a micro:bit expansion board for the micro:bit which also includes one RGB LED and one buzzer onboard to make it possible for some beginners to extend the micro:bit’s functionality.

 

9 Classic Modules

Besides a buzzer and an RGB LED carried by the BitMaker, the kit also includes 9 Grove modules that Makers often use in their projects. You can let your imagination take flight with those components. Scroll down for project ideas & examples.

Educational Focus

With the BitGadget Kit, students will develop open source electronics understanding as well as programming skills. Students must exercise creative thinking and use their hands as they design their own projects, customising functions through graphical programming. Not only can kids build knowledge of the modules and graphical programming, but they can also learn how to create their own DIY projects.

This product is suitable for: 

Maker teachers / DIY hobbyists / high school students /  micro:bit intermediate learners / Homeschoolers

Project Examples 


 

Project 1 LED Controller

The LEDs change its light display regularly as you rotate the rotary angle sensor, just like filling a glass. 


Project 2 Rainbow LED Strip


When tilting the micro:bit left and right, you can see a rainbow-like RGB LED strip!


Project 3 The Secret Box

Keep your secrets in a fantastic box! If someone opens it, it'll alert you!

Project 4 The Light-Sensing Fan

This fan can sense the light. If the light is bright, the fan turns on; if the light is dim, the fan turns off.

Project 5 Automatic Door

This is an automatic door made with a servo and an ultrasonic distance sensor. If something approaches, it'll open automatically.

Part List  

1 BitMaker

1 Rotary Angle Sensor

1 Light sensor

1 Sound sensor

1 Button

1 Ultrasonic sensor

1 Mini fan

1 Vibration motor

1 Servo

1 RGB LED strip

7 Grove cables

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