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Fitness friend

Activity 1 of 3


7-11 yrs, 11-14 yrs

In this activity, students learn about the importance of regular activity then create a simple wearable device to give regular reminders to exercise.

Key learning:

  • To understand the importance of regular exercise to help prevent heart disease
  • To write an algorithm for a 'Fitness friend' device to remind someone to exercise
  • To program, create and test a 'Fitness friend' device using the BBC micro:bit