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micro:bit broadcast Issue #28
month the Micro:bit Educational Foundation celebrated its first
birthday, and to mark the occasion the 1st Birthday Challenge has been
announced! Join the party and you could win prices and have your project
displayed at the BETT Show 2018!
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The Micro:bit Educational Foundation celebrates first year!
The Micro:bit Educational Foundation is a year old and what a year! This
time last October, the BBC micro:bit was handed over to the Foundation
after the 1 million micro:bit UK give-away and we announced our plans of
introducing this wonderful, educational device to the world!
Fun Kitronik Halloween 2017 Project Ideas
Halloween is fast becoming our favourite time of year as it really lends
itself perfectly to fun and creative projects that allow you indulge
your imagination and break out the making tools.
Scare to the max this Halloween with a remote activated screaming pumpkin! Wait for the perfect moment, then AAAAAAAH!
A Creative Maker in Halloween
Everyone in Halloween party wants to stand out, and as a creative maker,
will you satisfy devices purchased from supermarket only? No! No way!
Today, let’s make a special Halloween mask.
Halo-ween Ironman Arc Reactor
Become a superhero and create your own pulsing reactor to complete your
Iron Man costume or wear underneath a t-shirt as Tony Stark.
micro:bit Harry Potter Sorting Hat
When the micro:bit was first released to schools it came in a choice of 4
colours. On Twitter we talked about making a sorting hat to decide
which student would get which colour.
I’ve finally made it! But I’ve just linked it to the 4 houses of Harry
Update: Bitty Data Logger 3.0
Version 3.0 adds an exciting and hopefully, very useful major new
feature. It's now possible to capture, chart and export data from
devices like sensors which you have connected to the micro:bits pins on
its edge connector.
microbit beacon finder
The micro:bit finds various of BLE Beacons, and display the ID to LEDs.
Includes: iBeacon, AltBeacon, Eddystone-UID, Eddystone-URL.
A 3D printed case for a BBC micro:bit which looks like a small robot.
Two versions available, the first one with a rear protective cover, the
second one with a perforated cover for the pins. They can be locked on a
base that contains batteries.