Love Meter

Learn how to use the device's input pins in this activity!

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  • Kor 8+
  • 30 perc
  • JavaScript Blocks

Bevezetés

This project uses the input pins on the micro:bit to control the output on the LED screen.

Teacher Guide

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Activity

4 steps

Step One

Let's build a LOVE METER machine. Place an on pin pressed block to run code when pin P0 is pressed.


Step Two

Using show number and pick random blocks, show a random number from 0 to 100 when pin P0 is pressed.


Step Three

Show "LOVE METER" on the screen when the micro:bit starts.


Step Four

Click Download to transfer your code in your micro:bit. Hold the GND pin with other hand and press pin P0 with the other hand to trigger this code.

Challenge

Try to add the following functionality:

  • Allow the students access to real world components to build up their own circuits using the input pins; a number of examples can be found here.

Learn More

The 'Smiley Buttons' activity uses the radio frequency block to send and receive data between two micro:bits.

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