micro:bit & the Global Goals
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 for you to run.
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 challenge is changing
From January 2023 anyone who wants to run do your :bit in their school or club can do so with the support of our online resources. To ensure as many young people as possible can get involved and inspired, do your :bit is no longer run as a global competition by the Micro:bit Educational Foundation.
If you are running a do your :bit challenge for your students, we'd love to hear about it. Email us on firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us about your plans, or share your creations on social media using #doyourbitwithmicrobit.
Run your own do your :bit challenge
1. Introduce the Goals
2. micro:bit projects
3. Design and prototype
4. Celebrate success
Global Goals guides
The UN’s Global Goals or Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 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.
You can get inspired in your own classroom by exploring the creative solutions designed by previous participants in the do your :bit challenge.
do your :bit is no longer run as a global competition by the Micro:bit Educational Foundation but you can use our resources to run your own local version and ensure as many young people as possible can get involved.