Code & Make with the BBC micro:bit on PC, Mac, Chromebooks, iPad, Android  --> https://makecode.microbit.org/, the online editor 

 

The BBC micro:bit is a powerful, fully programmable, computer designed by the BBC and a number of partners to encourage children to get actively involved in writing software and building new things that will be controlled by it.

Curious about when and how Hong Kong schools started adopting the BBC micro:bit?   Wanting to join our BBC micro:bit @ AiTLE-ETC TestBed Programme?
Please click this link

Visit the official BBC micro:bit web site for all support and resources.   See BBC micro:bit at school, UK - video clips 

Research finding on the impact of the BBC micro:bit - 7 July 2017 - BBC micro:bit celebrates huge impact in first year, with 90% of students saying it helped show that anyone can code...

 

 

 

Hong Kong is the first place in the world, through us, the sole distributor of fischertechnik, has created the world-first integration between the BBC micro:bit/Kitronik motor driver board from the UK, and the German fischertechnik modelling kit (from simple machines, to physics law to  real-world industrial simulation through modelling).   See the full range of fischertechnik STEM solutions here.   Everyone can now easily, neatly model the real world and add further creativity through the BBC micro:bit.    Science in STEM in particular can come alive by combining fischertechnik and the BBC micro:bit - such as through the Green Energy kit.

 


The BBC micro:bit (2 minutes)


BBC micro:bit at Maker Faire Bay Area


16 minutes interview with CTO and CEO of the micro:bit foundation

Project ideas, Training materials, FAQ:     click here   (if not working, please refresh the page)  官網上的 micro:bit 活動, 培訓課程,教學資源, 常問問題等等, 請點擊此開啟:

Click links below to immediately access micro:bit projects on the official website:  
點擊以下連結至官方網站上現成的micro:bit 活動

** Besides learning from the projects below, you can also share your projects:   Once you’ve made your project, you can save it in the cloud, share it, or embed it on another website. See details here

Games

  1. Flashing Heart 心大心細 (show LED)
  2. Smilely Button  笑臉 (on button pressed)
  3. Love Meter 心靈相通 (on pin pressed, pick random)
  4. Rock Paper Scissors 包剪揼 (on shake, set variable, pick random, if then else, game score, show number, show string, pause)
  5. Magic Button Trick 小魔術 (on button pressed, show string, variable, input - magnetic force, logic, if then else, math, radio)
  6. Coin Flipper 公定字? (on button pressed, pick random true or false, if then else, show string, show number, game score)

Multiplayer Games

  1. Fireflies 螢火蟲 (radio, forever, if then else, game score, variable)
  2. Infection 傳開去 (JavaScript code)
  3. Hot or Cold 冷定熱 (radio, forever, show icon, variable, show number, Led, if then else, arrays, game score)
  4. Voting Machine 投票機 (radio, on button pressed, show icon , on start)
  5. Rock Paper Scissors Teams 隊制包剪揼 (radio, on shake, variable, pick random, if then else, show icon, show number,  forever,arrays, logic)

Music

  1. Hack your headphones 耳筒新搞作
  2. Banana Keyboard 香蕉鍵盤
  3. Guitar 結他

Fashion

  1. Duct Tape Wallet 牛皮膠銀包
  2. Watch 手錶 (include count down timer)

Toys

  1. Inchworm 寸步而行
  2. Milk Carton Robot 牛奶盒機械人
  3. Milky Monster 牛奶盒怪獸
  4. Railway Crossing 火車交匯處
  5. Hacked RC car with Motor Driver Board 遙控車改裝

More

  1. Compass 指南針
  2. Telegraph 電報機
  3. Karel the LED 藝術燈飾

Fun Stuff :  code only

  1. Blink 閃動
  2. Name Tag 名字牌
  3. Rando 隨機閃動燈
  4. Game of Life
  5. Football Score Keeper 足球賽計分器

Actuator :  code only

Servo Calibrator

Link to the Microsoft 14-week micro:bit lessons - Computer Science (CS) course for age 11-14:

This course is also written for teachers who may not have a Computer Science background, or who may be teaching an “Intro to Computer Science” course for the first time.
這個課程除了適合11-14歲的同學, 也是為電腦編程不是本科的老師而編寫的, 十分值得老師們參考.

Each lesson typically includes - overview, unplugged, activity, project.

Click links below to learn all about the micro:bit MakeCode block editor from the "reference" and "blocks" tutorial on the official website :
點擊以下連結至官方網站,逐步學習micro:bit 軟件 - "MakeCode block editor"

** you can use the MakeCode block editor WITHOUT the internet in offline mode.  Check details here

Reference:  Basic, Input, Music, LED,  Radio,

Blocks:  On Start, Loops, Logic, Variables,

Types:  NumberStringBooleanArrayFunction

Built in objects - Math, String, Arrays    

Advanced:  Function, Text,  Game (sprites, score, game control), Images, Pins, Serial, Control

JavaScript blocks, Custom blocks

Bluetooth:   Bluetooth, Devices

New!   Build your own modular "Function" block

There are also lots of example codes embedded inside the MakeCode block editor tutorials per links above, available for immediate download .  
細心留意, 你會發現很多有用的 code 在以上學習課程用作示範,及供直接下載, 例如:

Click links below to access Lessons Topics focusing on specific blocks.   All lessons are on the official website.

Each lesson typically includes:  activity, quiz, quiz answers, challenges

Basic

Input

Loops

Logic (if conditionals)

 More

Click links below to learn about the BBC micro:bit hardware :  關於BBC micro:bit 硬件

The micro:bit device (LED screen, buttons, USB connection, Compass, Accelerometer, Pins, Light level, Runtime, powering, serial communication, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Antenna), the pins, the LED screen, Simulator, USB

 

Important:  Click links below to find out steps to transfer your micro:bit file (.hex) from your computer or iPad to the micro:bit   
從電腦或iPad將.hex 檔案移至micro:bit 的相關指引

Windows browsers: 

iPad: 

Click this link for full documentation about pairing and flashing the .hex file to the micro:bit from iPad

FAQ: to improve Bluetooth performance on iOS

Quick guide to pairing

Mac browsers:

The BBC micro:bit , lesson packs and accessories

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Inventor's kit for BBC micro:bit

Sensor/Input/Output

Contains everything you need to complete 10 experiments...

HK$ 228.00
Grove Inventor Kit for the BBC micro:bit (8 sensors/ outputs)

Sensor/Input/Output

The Grove Inventor Kit for Micro:bit brings endless...

HK$ 445.00
Grove shield

Shield for sensor/input/output

HK$ 79.00
Boson kit for the BBC micro:bit (8 sensors/outputs)

Sensor/Input/Output

To explore even more possibilities with micro:bit, we...

HK$ 532.00
SparkFun micro:climate kit

Model Pack with sensor/input/output

The SparkFun micro:climate kit is a full weather...

HK$ 928.00
SparkFun Weather Bit

Shield with sensor/input

Measure barometric pressure, relative humidity and temperature readings, wind speed,...

HK$ 108.00
SparkFun Soil Moisture Sensor (with Screw Terminals)

Sensor

The SparkFun Soil Moisture Sensor is a simple...

HK$ 47.00
Temperature Sensor - Waterproof (DS18B20)

Sensor

This sealed digital temperature probe lets you precisely...

HK$ 86.00
Water Pump 6V - 12V with 1m silicone tube

Water pump

This R385 diaphragm pump is the perfect choice...

HK$ 130.00
SparkFun gamer:bit

Shield with input

The SparkFun gamer:bit is a fun-filled “carrier” board...

HK$ 78.00
SparkFun micro:arcade kit

Shield with input

We love games! We love writing games, building...

HK$ 378.00
Self centering spring loaded analog thumbslide joystick

Joystick

Self centering spring loaded analog joystick. Similar to...

HK$ 60.00
Motor Driver Board for the BBC micro:bit (version 2)

Shield for sensor/input/output

A simple way to add motor driving capability to...

HK$ 105.00
Prototyping System for the BBC micro:bit

Shield for sensor/input/output

  This Prototyping System for the BBC micro:bit...

HK$ 125.00
Edge Connector Breakout Board for BBC micro:bit - Pre-built

Shield for sensor/input/output

Looking to do more with your BBC micro:bit?...

HK$ 45.00
Edge Connector Breakout Board for the BBC micro:bit (unassmbled)

Shield for sensor/input/output

Gives access to all the important pins on...

HK$ 28.00
Straight Double Row PCB Pin Headers, 2.54mm, 2 x 10-way, pack of 2

pin header

Designed to be used with theEdge Connector Breakout...

HK$ 6.00
Servo:Lite board for the BBC micro:bit

Shield for sensor/input/output

This Servo:Lite board for the BBC micro:bit can...

HK$ 110.00
Mini 180 Degree Servo With Accessories for the BBC micro:bit

Servo motor

This mini 180 Degree servo with accessories is...

HK$ 38.00
Mini 360 Degree Continuous Rotation Servo for the BBC micro:bit

Servo motor

This mini 360 Degree servo with accessories is...

HK$ 50.00
Klaw

Servo powered gripper

Add a servo powered gripper to your robotics...

HK$ 69.00
Zumo Chassis Kit (No Motors)

Model

This Pololu Zumo chassis is a small, tracked...

HK$ 248.00
Audio Cable for BBC micro:bit

Audio cable

Audio Cable for the BBC micro:bit. Connect the...

HK$ 22.00
MP3 Mono Amplifier V2.0, Pre-built

Speaker

The Mono Amplifier Pre-built Kit is supplied with...

HK$ 45.00
Cardboard Mono Amplifier Case (for Amp kit), box of 20

Speaker casing - flat pack

Quickly house your MP3 Mono Amplifier Project with...

HK$ 110.00
Thin Speaker

Speaker

Add sound to your projects with this 0.25W...

HK$ 20.00
DIY Speaker Kit

Speaker

Build a custom speaker by soldering your own...

HK$ 392.00
ZIP Halo for the BBC micro:bit

Neopixel lights

The Halo has 24 individually addressable full colour...

HK$ 109.00
ZIP Circle - 12 ZIP LEDs

Neopixel lights

Add light to your latest project with the...

HK$ 52.00
ZIP Arc - 12 ZIP LEDs

Neopixel lights

Add light to your latest project with the...

HK$ 49.00
ZIP Arc - 15 ZIP LEDs

Neopixel lights

Add light to your latest project with the...

HK$ 60.00
ZIP Stick - 5 ZIP LEDs

Neopixel lights

Add programmable lights to your project with our...

HK$ 32.00
Breadboard-friendly RGB Smart NeoPixel - Pack of 4

Neopixel lights

Add small, bright RGB pixels to your project....

HK$ 89.00
LED starter kit (3 mm, 5mm and 10 mm)

LED light

The LED Kit contains a range of coloured...

HK$ 230.00
5mm Standard (Diffused lens) LED (various colours)

LED light

Standard Diffused LED with a viewing angle of...

HK$ 1.50
5mm flashing/ flickering LEDs (various colours)

LED light

Flashing LED with a viewing angle of 30...

HK$ 2.40
E-textile kit for the BBC micro:bit

Sewable electronics

The E-Textiles kit for the BBC micro:bit offers...

HK$ 80.00
Chibitronics Starter Kit w/ Circuit Sticker Sketchbook

Light sticker

Chibitronics Chibi Lights Circuit Stickers are a creative...

HK$ 240.00
Effects Stickers

Light sticker

Four effects stickers so you can add blink,...

HK$ 192.00
Tropical Lights Mega Pack (Pink, Orange and Green LED Stickers)

Light sticker

10 pink, 10 orange, and 10 green LED...

HK$ 240.00
Red, Yellow and Blue LED Stickers Mega Pack

Light sticker

10 red, 10 yellow, and 10 blue LED circuit...

HK$ 240.00
Classroom Pack of Red, Yellow and Blue LED stickers

Light sticker with conductive tape

With 90 colored circuit stickers (30 red, 30 yellow...

HK$ 880.00
White LED Stickers Mega Pack

Light sticker

30 white LED circuit stickers.  Brighten up your...

HK$ 240.00
Classroom Pack of White LED Stickers

Light sticker with conductive tape

With 90 white circuit stickers and 90 feet...

HK$ 880.00
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