What is the Micro:bit

 Teacher knowledge  Coding Language: Micro:bit  Resource type: Teacher guide

Resource overview

Use this handout to show your class the different features of the micro:bit and where they are on the device. 

Teacher guide  

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Introduction to Micro:bit

The BBC Micro:bit is an external device designed to introduce children to the basics of coding through physical computing. It's a great way to help your class understand the relationship between code and the devices it controls. Use this lesson to introduce the micro:bit and help your class get started with physical computing.

Downloading your code

Use this guide to get to grips with downloading your code from the micro:bit website to your device, before introducing micro:bits into your classroom.

Individual coding block flash cards

We've pulled together some of the main coding blocks for you to use in your offline coding sessions. These flash cards can be used to build programs and algorithms without the need for a computer.

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