do your :bit brings together the micro:bit and the UN’s Global Goals to provide inspiring activities for your classroom or club and an exciting digital challenge.
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Resources for your classrooms and code clubs
Use the resources on this page to introduce the Global Goals, have fun with the micro:bit and develop world changing ideas and solutions using technology. The do your :bit competition will be back in January 2022.
The do your :bit challenge adds social purpose to digital learning and allows students to apply their digital skills to real world solutions.
Find out from teachers and educators across the world why do your :bit is a fantastic challenge to run with your students, why it excites young people and what resources are available to support you. Then be inspired by our previous challenge entries.
Over 1,000 entries were submitted to the 2020 do your :bit challenge, read the case study.
Global Goals guides
The UN’s Global Goals or Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) are a call for action by all countries to promote prosperity for everyone while protecting the planet. Use our guides to introduce the Goals to students and young people.
Quick projects in MakeCode to help you explore the Global Goals with the micro:bit!
Use our Lessons to run prototyping activities linked to the Global Goals.
Only available in English language.
Microsoft Ireland (DreamSpace) have produced a series of weekly TV episodes aimed at older secondary age pupils that use the micro:bit and MakeCode Python to explore the Global Goals.
Episode one sets the foundation for the series and introduces what AI is and how it can work.
Episode two - learn about AI for Earth and code with micro:bit radio to send and receive animal tracking data.
Check out our amazing winners from the last two years.