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Use Python to calibrate your Kitronik Prong Moisture Sensor

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Use Python to calibrate your Kitronik Prong Moisture Sensor

 In this tutorial, you'll learn to:

  • Use Python to read the output from a moisture sensor
  • Use mu or Thonny editors to debug your micro:bit code
  • Calibrate your code to detect the right amount of moisture

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Quick Tip: Assembling the Kitronik Prong

Kitronik moisture sensor

Quick Tip: Assembling the Kitronik Prong

Sometimes, assembling things before class can be fiddly. Here’s a quick and easy method for fitting the Kitronik Moisture Prong to a bunch of micro:bits..without dropping parts and chasing them all around the floor!

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STOP:bit MicroPython Tutorial: Two Traffic Lights

microbit MicroPython state table traffic lights

STOP:bit MicroPython Tutorial: Two Traffic Lights

Program a pair of traffic lights to work in tandem using the Kitronik STOP:bit and micro:bits. 

 In this project, you will learn to:

  • Write a state table to represent the different changes between two traffic lights.

  • How to reuse our function to save time, and keep our code readable.

  • Send our light changes to another STOP:bit over radio, and write code to match our state table.

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STOP:bit MicroPython Tutorial - Single Traffic Light

microbit MicroPython traffic light

STOP:bit MicroPython Tutorial - Single Traffic Light

Use microbit Python to program a single traffic light

In this project, you will learn to:

  • Write a function to turn on individual Traffic Light LEDs

  • Call the function in your main loop

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Kitronik :MOVE Motor robot for the BBC micro:bit - Tutorials

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Kitronik :MOVE Motor robot for the BBC micro:bit - Tutorials

The Kitronik :MOVE Motor robot is a micro:bit powered robot, that is both manoeuvrable and stable. In addition to the well-written instruction booklet, here's some downloadable tutorials with Interactive MakeCode links to get you started..there's also a Python library!

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