The BBC micro:bit is a low-cost and accessible way to introduce kids with drag and drop coding experience to integrating with hardware, eg robots and sensors, and start to solve more practical problems. If you've never heard of the micro:bit, check out our quick and simple explanation of the BBC micro:bit. The BBC micro:bit PXT programming interface comes with a capable collection of blocks for coding with - these also allow access to send and receive data with accessories that can be attached to the micro:bit. This tutorial will show how to install extra blocks, in this case for the...
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!
Our friends at Kitronik have made three great tutorials on programming the Kitronik STOP:bit Traffic Light, with your BBC micro:bit. These tutorials are designed for students that are comfortable with drag and drop coding, using MakeCode in the browser.
Here's a couple of examples using the Kitronik ZIP Halo for the BBC micro:bit - that leverage the circular RGB LED configuration. Essentially, the Kitronik ZIP LEDs are programmed in the same way as Adafruit NeoPixels, as documented in the BBC micro:bit MicroPython documentation found online at: https://microbit-micropython.readthedocs.io/en/latest/neopixel.html