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Python Sport micro:bit

Bands: Years 7-8

Duration: 4-5 weeks

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

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

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Downloadable resources for this challenge

Challenge lesson plan

Curriculum Concepts

Key concept

F-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10
Data representation
(ACTDIK002) (ACTDIK008) (ACTDIK015) (ACTDIK024) (ACTDIK035)
Implementation
(ACTDIP011) (ACTDIP020) (ACTDIP030) (ACTDIP041)

Linked resources

Blockly Sport Micro:bit

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

Python Intro to micro:bit

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

Python networking with micro:bit

Program a micro:bit to create wireless networks and send messages around the room!