Students design, create and test a prototype of a flashing wheel light to help improve road safety at night for wheelchair users.
- To develop understanding of issues around road safety for wheelchair users, especially at night.
- To design and create a prototype of a flashing wheel light using micro:bit to help wheelchair users 'Be Safe: Be Seen!' at night.
- To test, debug, evaluate and present a Flashing wheel light prototype.
You will need
- Lesson plan
- Lesson slides
- HEX file: light example
MakeCode editor, micro:bits, micro:bit battery packs, paper - large sheets
Road safety for wheelchair users
Flashing wheel lights
Programming a Flashing Wheel light
Evaluating & presenting
Opportunities for assessment