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First steps


Learn how to program your micro:bit to take readings from its sensors

Building on your learning in the LEDs and buttons sets, these projects will show you how to program your micro:bit to sense movement, temperature and magnetic fields.

Each set of projects is designed to build your understanding and confidence progressively. You can pick one or work through them all to develop your understanding of using the micro:bit’s sensors.

Set 3: Thermometer & compass

In this sequence of projects, you’ll learn how to transform your micro:bit into a compass and thermometer.

Learn more about the thermometer sensor and compass on the micro:bit