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Introduction to Physical Computing with micro:bit

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Activity Points Item Type
Intro to micro:bit
1.1 Welcome to micro:bit! Lesson
1.1.1 Intro to micro:bit 5 Video
1.1.2 micro:bit Quick Start 5 Connection
1.1.3 Dice Simulator 5 Notes
1.1.4 Don't Wobble! 5 Notes
1.1.5 Exploration: Intro to Programming with micro:bit 5 Connection
1.1.6 Exploration 1.1 Follow-up 5 Video
1.1.7 Background & Experience 5 Free Response
1.1.8 Goal Setting 5 Free Response
1.2 Setting Up your micro:bit Lesson
1.2.1 Setting Up your micro:bit 5 Video
1.2.2 Exploration: Exploring LEDs 5 Connection
1.2.3 Exploration 1.2 Follow-up 5 Video
1.2.4 Four Corners 5 Exercise
1.2.5 Blinking First Letter 5 Exercise
1.3.1 Comments & Pseudocode 5 Video
1.3.2 Comments & Pseudocode 3 Check for Understanding
1.3.4 X in Pseudocode 5 Free Response
1.3.5 Exploration: Analog vs. Digital 5 Connection
1.3.6 Exploration 1.3 Follow-up 5 Video
1.3.7 Varied Brightness 5 Exercise
1.3.8 Moving Bright Box 5 Exercise
1.4 Variables Lesson
1.4.1 Variables 5 Video
1.4.2 Variables 3 Check for Understanding
1.4.3 Variable as Coordinate Value 5 Notes
1.4.4 Plus with a Variable in Pseudocode 5 Free Response
1.4.5 Exploration: Using micro:bit Pins 5 Connection
1.4.6 Exploration 1.4 Follow-up 5 Video
1.4.7 Brightness Line using Variables 5 Exercise
1.4.8 Opposite Blinking External LEDs 5 Exercise
1.4.9 Dimming External LED 5 Exercise
1.5 Intro to micro:bit Quiz Lesson
1.5.1 Intro to micro:bit Quiz 15 Unit Quiz
Program Control with micro:bit
2.1 For Loops Lesson
2.1.1 For Loops 5 Video
2.1.2 For Loops 2 Check for Understanding
2.1.3 Light Middle Row with a For Loop 5 Notes
2.1.4 Dimming LED 5 Free Response
2.1.5 Exploration: Playing Music with micro:bit 5 Connection
2.1.6 Exploration 2.1 Follow-up 5 Video
2.1.7 Twinkle Twinkle 5 Exercise
2.1.8 Looping through LED Brightness Values 5 Exercise
2.1.9 Light Screen by Column 5 Exercise
2.2 While Loops Lesson
2.2.1 While Loops 5 Video
2.2.2 While Loops 2 Check for Understanding
2.2.3 Light Middle Column with a While Loop 5 Notes
2.2.4 Alternating LED until Button Press 5 Free Response
2.2.5 Exploration: Using Buttons to Control Code 5 Connection
2.2.6 Exploration 2.2 Follow-up 5 Video
2.2.7 LED Blink with Buttons 5 Exercise
2.2.8 Button Following LED 5 Exercise
2.3 Operators Lesson
2.3.1 Arithmetic, Comparison, and Logical Operators 5 Video
2.3.2 Arithmetic, Comparison, and Logical Operators 2 Check for Understanding
2.3.3 Using Arithmetic Operators 5 Notes
2.3.4 Using Comparison Operators 5 Notes
2.3.5 Using Logical Operators 5 Notes
2.3.6 Light LED based on Values 5 Free Response
2.3.7 Exploration: Light Sensor 5 Connection
2.3.8 Exploration 2.3a Follow-up 5 Video
2.3.9 Light Detector 5 Exercise
2.3.10 Exploration: Temperature Sensor 5 Connection
2.3.11 Exploration 2.3b Follow-up 5 Video
2.3.12 Temperature Monitor 5 Exercise
2.3.13 Exploration: Accelerometer 5 Connection
2.3.14 Exploration 2.3c Follow-up 5 Video
2.3.15 Brightness by Acceleration 5 Exercise
2.3.16 Real World Application: Night Light 5 Exercise
2.4 If/Else Statements Lesson
2.4.1 If/Else Statements 5 Video
2.4.2 If/Else Statements 2 Check for Understanding
2.4.3 If/Else with 'count' 5 Notes
2.4.4 If/If/If with 'count' 5 Notes
2.4.5 LED Position with a Variable 5 Free Response
2.4.6 LED Brightness using Buttons 5 Free Response
2.4.7 Exploration: Using Servo Motors 5 Connection
2.4.8 Exploration 2.4 Follow-up 5 Video
2.4.9 Servo Rotation with Reset 5 Exercise
2.4.10 Button Controlling LED and Servo 5 Exercise
2.4.11 Servo Position by Button Press 5 Exercise
2.4.12 Servo with LED display and reset 5 Exercise
2.5 Functions Lesson
2.5.1 Functions 5 Video
2.5.2 Functions 2 Check for Understanding
2.5.3 Using Functions 5 Notes
2.5.4 Using Functions with Parameters 5 Notes
2.5.5 Combining Control Structures 5 Notes
2.5.6 Light Level LEDs 5 Free Response
2.5.7 Exploration: Using External Sensors 5 Connection
2.5.8 Exploration 2.5 Follow-up 5 Video
2.5.9 Distance Monitor 5 Exercise
2.5.10 Challenge: LED Arrow Following Servo 5 Challenge
2.5.11 Choose an External Sensor to Investigate 5 Free Response
2.6 Program Control with micro:bit Quiz Lesson
2.6.1 Program Control with micro:bit Unit Quiz 14 Unit Quiz
3.1 micro:bit Challenges Lesson
3.1.1 micro:bit Challenges: Breadboards 5 Video
3.1.2 micro:bit Challenges: Breadboards 2 Check for Understanding
3.1.3 Distance Sensor with Breadboard 5 Notes
3.1.4 Exploration: Using Gestures to Control Code 5 Connection
3.1.5 Exploration 3.1 Follow-up 5 Video
3.1.6 Digital Watch, Pt 1: Setting the Time 5 Challenge
3.1.7 Digital Watch, Pt 2: Keeping TIme 5 Challenge
3.1.8 Digital Watch, Pt 3: Final Touches 5 Challenge
3.1.9 Inchworm 5 Challenge
3.1.10 Project Reflection 5 Free Response
3.2 Explore a New Sensor Lesson
3.2.1 Explore a New Sensor: Overview 5 Notes
3.2.2 Exploration: Getting Started with a New Sensor 5 Connection
3.2.3 Video / Exploration 5 Free Response
3.2.4 Example Program 5 Free Response
3.2.5 How to Add Images 5 Video
3.2.6 Build an Exercise to Teach about your Sensor! 5 Free Response
3.2.7 Creating a Lesson: Reflection 5 Free Response
3.3 Follow a Step-by-Step Project Lesson
3.3.1 Research and Choose Project 5 Free Response
3.3.2 Create Updated Directions 5 Free Response
3.3.3 Step-by-Step Project Reflection 5 Free Response
3.4 Final Project Lesson
3.4.1 Project Brainstorm and Selection 5 Free Response
3.4.2 Build a Prototype 5 Free Response
3.4.3 Test and Improve your Project 5 Free Response
3.4.4 Present your Project! 5 Presentation
New! micro:bit v2 Activities
4.1 Sensing and Making Sound Lesson
4.1.1 Exploration: Microphone 5 Connection
4.1.2 Clap Light 5 Exercise
4.1.3 Hold the Note 5 Exercise
4.2 Touch Sensor Lesson
4.2.1 Exploration: Touch Sensor 5 Connection