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The micro:bit has an LED light display, buttons, sensors and many input/output features that, when programmed, let it interact with you and your world.
The micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer with an LED light display, buttons, sensors and many input/output features that you can program and physically interact with.
There are two versions of the micro:bit and both of them work with the Maker unit:
Wondering which version you have? Check out the micro:bit guide.
BBC micro:bit reseller companies sell the device all around the world.Buy the micro:bit
Code.org has partnered with the Micro:bit Educational Foundation to offer teachers several resources on using the BBC micro:bit device.
Explore the role of physical devices in computing. Using App Lab and the BBC micro:bit, students develop programs that utilize the same hardware inputs and outputs that you see in the smart devices.
Duration: 25 hours
Extension lessons using the micro:bit for classrooms that have completed CS Fundamentals Course C, D, E or F.
Self-paced online professional learning experience designed to prepare educators to get started teaching the Creating Apps with Devices unit.
Note: A micro:bit device is required to engage with the activities in this professional learning experience