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Unit of work

Electrical conductors

Computational thinking, Computer systems, Programming, Sciences | MakeCode | 7-11 yrs

Lesson 3

Inputs

Introduction

Pupils experiment with the inputs on the BBC micro:bit and use their knowledge of selection to record their findings in decision boxes.

Learning objectives

  • To review outputs
  • To understand what inputs are
  • To use tinkering to find inputs on the BBC micro:bit
  • To represent selection with inputs using decision boxes

You will need

Downloadable resources:

  • Lesson plan
  • Lesson slides
  • HEX files
    • changing faces
    • input support
    • extending inputs

Other resources:

MakeCode editor, printouts of slides, micro:bits (optional)

Lesson plan