Heart rate monitor
In this activity students learn how to measure their heart rate and create a prototype of a heart rate monitor.
- To understand the importance of activity to help keep the heart healthy
- To measure the effect of different activities on heart rate
- To create, test and evaluate a prototype heart rate monitor using the micro:bit
You will need
- Lesson plan
- Lesson slides
- HEX file
Paper - rough, paper - large sheets, MakeCode editor, micro:bits, micro:bit battery packs (optional)
Activity and heart disease
Measuring heart rates
Designing a heart rate monitor
Coding a heart rate monitor
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