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DT Challenge

Blockly Sport Micro:bit

Bands: Years 5-6

Duration: 4-5 weeks (8-15 hours)

Get fit with your micro:bit! Learn about the BBC micro:bit and build your own egg and spoon race micro:bit!

Use blocks to program a micro:bit for sport! Get excited about coding even if you have no experience. You'll use drag-and-drop blocks to write your own programs, and make interactive games and tools to improve your health.

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Downloadable resources for this challenge

Offline Challenge

Challenge lesson plan

Curriculum Concepts

Key concept

F-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10
Digital systems
(ACTDIK001) (ACTDIK007) (ACTDIK014) (ACTDIK023) (ACTDIK034)
Implementation
(ACTDIP011) (ACTDIP020) (ACTDIP030) (ACTDIP041)

Linked resources

Python Intro to micro:bit

Learn about the BBC micro:bit while creating your own virtual pet!

micro:bit Cheatsheet

A cheatsheet for how to do simple tasks on the micro:bit.

micro:bit Images Poster

A handy reference for all of the images you can quickly display on your micro:bit!

Python Sport micro:bit

Get fit by combining Health and Physical Education and Digital Technologies!