How to use the BBC micro:bit - the next gen equipment
The BBC micro:bit - the next gen classroom pack includes your micro:bit donation, plus some additional equipment to help you get started and get the most out of your micro:bits.
Your box will contain:
- 30 micro:bits
- 30 USB leads
- 30 battery packs and 60 batteries
- 30+ wearable straps
- 30 flexible micro:bit holders
The USB lead allows you to power your micro:bit, and most importantly, transfer code to your micro:bit.
The battery pack allows you to power your micro:bit away from your computer, so you can take it wherever you wish.
The flexible micro:bit holders can be used to attach the battery pack neatly to the micro:bit, and when combined with the wearable strap, they allow you to wear your micro:bit on your wrist. There are 2 options for how to do this as demonstrated in the video above.
A sequence of lessons that provide a pathway through six projects, ideal for getting started with the micro:bit. Students develop their use of some core computing concepts by coding and making practical projects including step counters, nightlights, and games.
Introduces a sequence of six projects that are perfect to introduce your learners to coding on the micro:bit using Microsoft MakeCode.
Introduces the basics of what you need to get started teaching with the micro:bit, some practical suggestions and top tips for getting the most from your lesson time.