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Unit of work

Energy awareness

Computer systems, Global Goals, Mathematics, Programming, Sciences | MakeCode, Python | 7-11 yrs, 11-14 yrs, 14-16 yrs

Lesson 3

Energy data collecting


Students program and calibrate their micro:bit light timers and place them in their chosen locations to record energy use data.

Learning objectives

  • To calibrate and deploy a data logger (micro:bit light timer)
  • To collect environmental data (light usage) over time

You will need

Downloadable resources:

  • Lesson plan
  • Lesson slides
  • HEX file

Other resources:

micro:bits, micro:bit battery packs, student work from previous lesson

Lesson plan