07 Sep '17, 1pm

10 #microbit projects in 10 days. Day 1 - flashing heart! @element14

10 #microbit projects in 10 days. Day 1 - flashing heart! @element14

In this simple introductory project, you can teach your pupils how to create flashing images using the BBC micro:bit's LED grid. This is a quick and accessible way to introduce new users to the basics of Microsoft Block Editor and how online code can be applied to external devices. What you'll need 1 x BBC micro:bit 1 x Micro USB 1 x Computer or tablet 2 x AAA Batteries & Battery Holder (optional) Getting started To get started with the BBC micro:bit, visit the official website and sign in using your unique facilitator code. This should have been provided when you first received your BBC micro:bit order. Please email [email protected] if you have not received one. After entering your facilitator code, you will be prompted to authenticate your account by entering your username and password from an existing account - such as Facebook, Office 365 or Microsoft. Read and ag...

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