Use the BBC Microbit website to teach your stucdents how to code!! Excellent STEM activities. www.microbit.org
Buy some real life microbits for your classroom to make you lessons come to life.
Lesson can be done with and without physical microbits.
Learn how to create game blocks to keep track of the current score. We will be learning how to create a game using the blocks called add points to score, score as well as simple commands such as on button pressed and show number.
learn how arithmetic operators operate on numbers and return a number
learn how to run code when an input button is pressed
learn how to show a score on the LED screen
Progression Pathways / Computational Thinking Framework
Understands that iteration is the repetition of a process such as a loop. (AL)
Represents solutions using a structured notation. (AL) (AB)
Programming & Development
Creates programs that implement algorithms to achieve given goals. (AL)
Declares and assigns variables.(AB)
Data & Data Representation
Understands the difference between data and information. (AB)
Defines data types: real numbers and Boolean. (AB)
Collects, organises and presents data and information in digital content. (AB)
Makes appropriate improvements to solutions based on feedback received, and can comment on the success of the solution. (EV)