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Barefoot - wildlife animations, lesson 1

Lesson 1 of 2


7-11 yrs

In this lesson, pupils familiarise themselves with the micro:bit and identify various components on the device. Pupils examine how to transfer programs to the device and undertake a related unplugged activity. Pupils create their own programs using the predefined images, then go on to create their own images by programming individual LEDs.

Key learning:

  • I can explain what the micro:bit's components do
  • I can sequence code within the micro:bit MakeCode editor
  • I can design and code images using the micro:bit’s LEDs
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