The Invent to Learn Guide to the micro:bit was written by Pauline Maas and Peter Heldens. Bring your interactive inventions to life. Learn to create dozens of simple or complex, forever expansive, hands-on projects using upcycled junk, craft supplies and one or more BBC micro:bit.
This book is a must read for educators, school leaders, librarians, technology developers and parents. It combines coding, craft, and creativity to teach physical computing, engineering, computer science, and electronics.
- Learn to make code using one or more BBC micro:bits.
- Appealing to a wide variety of students and teachers.
- Projects with endless possibilities, allowing you to change and customise to work for you.
- Students will learn computing principles and have fun doing it while they're programming.
- Code not working? Learn strategies to problem solve your work.
- Overcome new challenges that you will find on your journey.
- This book provides thorough and developmentally appropriate explanations of real block-based computer programs, ensuring the reader can easily gain an understanding of the necessary concepts.
- Most of the projects have been created for the V1 micro:bit but many of them have adaptions to work with the new V2.21 micro:bit.
Complete a variety of projects and build on them to make them your own and make them even more challenging.
- RC cars & boats
- Doll hacking
- Musical fruit
- Handheld computer games
- Interactive holiday decorations
- Drawing robots
- Game controllers
- Wearable computing
- Building probes, collecting, and analysing data
- Scratch, Python, and the micro:bit