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micro:bit at home - beating heart

25 Apr 2020

A super-easy guide to start learning about the BBC micro:bit. You'll find two short videos showing you what you're going to make, and then how to code it.

We’re going to write a computer program to show a beating heart animation on its LED display.

What you'll make

Get coding

Now get coding! Open the MakeCode editor where you’ll write the code for your program:

How to transfer your program to your micro:bit

Discover more

The micro:bit beating heart uses the LEDs and outputs - find out more about them in the videos below:

There are more micro:bit at home activities to explore:


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