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An Introduction to the BBC Micro:bit - 19AUT624

This event covers the BBC micro:bit, and is a hands-on course. The micro:bit is essentially a programmable computer. The micro:bit is designed by the BBC for use in computer education in the UK and around the world. The micro:bit aligns very well with primary school curricula, Junior Cycle short course and the new leaving certificate in computer science, especially the Applied Learning Task 4. This session is open to complete beginners, from primary to second level!
  • Introduction to the micro:bit
  • Coding the micro:bit
  • Inputs and sensors built into the micro:bit (Radio, temperature, motion, light intensity, g force and many more)
  • Variables
  • Conditional Statements
  • Communication of micro:bits (using the radio)

Facilitator: Keith Quille                  Date: Wednesday 6th November 2019

Time: 4.30pm – 6.30pm                   Course Code: 19AUT624

Course Details

Course Date 06-11-2019 4:30 pm
Course End Date 06-11-2019 6:30 pm
Registration Start Date 23-08-2019 12:00 pm
Capacity 27
Available place 7
Individual Price Free
Speaker Kevin Quille
Number Hours 2
Location Dublin West Education Centre

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