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Design challenge

Saving sea creatures

Computer systems, Global Goals, Programming | MakeCode | 7-11 yrs

Activity 2

Sea safe turtles


In this activity students discover all about sea turtles before creating a prototype sea turtle safe beach light using the micro:bit’s LEDs.

Learning objectives

  • To discover more about the threats faced by sea turtles
  • To learn about efforts to help them
  • To learn how micro:bit inputs (sensors) and outputs (LED lights) can be used to make a prototype to help protect sea turtles

You will need

Downloadable resources:

  • Lesson plan
  • Lesson slides
  • HEX file

Other resources:

Paper - large sheets (optional), colour marker pens (optional)

Lesson plan