Introduction to BBC Microbit - Level 3

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Overview Introduction to BBC Micro: bit is designed to give you practical guidelines on how to use the Micro: bit. …


Introduction to BBC Micro: bit is designed to give you practical guidelines on how to use the Micro: bit. You will be learning about all the peripherals that can be used by the Micro: bit as well as build projects in it. The BBC Micro: bit is a pocket-sized computer that introduces you to the methods how software and hardware can work together.

The course will focus on the concepts, building projects and learning the science behind them. The course will serve as an excellent guideline if you’re a teacher or a parent that teaches young children how the Micro: bit works. In just two and half hours, you will learn ALL the peripherals of the Micro: bit and will build several projects too.

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  • Gain an in depth understanding of the Micro: bit
  • Learn to use all the peripherals that can be used with the Micro: bit
  • Learn to use the buttons on the Micro: bit to trigger events.
  • Learn how to communicate with Morse code using two Micro: bit
  • Learn to do data transfers between the Micro: bit and a PC
  • Parents looking to teach their children about the Micro: bit.
  • An electronics enthusiast
  • There are no pre-requisites to follow this course
  • Learners should be over the age of 16
  • This is a knowledge-based course, and thus, will contain no method of assessment. 

Once the course is successfully completed, the learners get awarded the certificate of  completion for ‘Introduction to BBC Micro: bit - level 3' by iAP.

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On successful completion of this course, learners will have the knowledge and skills to enter the relevant job market, with the confidence to explore a wide range of industry-related professions. You can study related courses that will open the door to new and exciting opportunities and enhance your expertise in this subject, and add this as a skillset on your resume. Your skills will be recognised by top employers and organisations that will enable you to land a generous-paying job, gain plenty of benefits, and a wide array of opportunities. Given below are job titles you can compete for,

  • Front-end Web Developer


Course Curriculum

1. Getting Started with the Micro:Bit
1.1. Introduction to the course FREE 00:05:00
1.2. Getting to know your BBC Micro:bit FREE 00:05:00
1.3. Physical Overview of the BBC Micro:Bit FREE 00:07:00
2. Visual Programming Using The Block Editor
2.1 Introduction to the Block Editor FREE 00:06:00
2.2 Modules in the Block Editor 00:06:00
2.3 Introduction to Programming Concepts 00:06:00
2.4 Hello, World! 00:04:00
3. Working with the Buttons and the LED Matrix
3.1 Understanding the Micro:Bit buttons and the LED Matrix 00:06:00
3.2 Blinking the LED Matrix with a button 00:05:00
3.3 Advanced Functions of the LED Matrix 00:05:00
3.4 Project: Pomodoro Timer 00:08:00
3.5 Activity Project: Light Detector 00:03:00
4. Working with the Accelerometer
4.1 What is an Accelerometer? 00:07:00
4.2 Using the Accelerometer Blocks 00:06:00
4.3 Project: Spirit Level 00:07:00
4.4 Activity Project: The Earthquake Detector 00:01:00
5. Working with the Magnetometer
5.1 What is a Magnetometer? 00:07:00
5.2 The Magnetometer Module Blocks 00:06:00
5.3 The Metal Detector Project 00:08:00
5.4 Digital Compass Activity Project 00:01:00
6. Working with Serial Communication
6.1 Understanding Serial Communication 00:09:00
6.2 Get the Micro:bit to talk with a PC 00:05:00
6.3 The Temperature Logger Project 00:09:00
7. Radio Communication
7.1 What is Radio Communication? 00:08:00
7.2 An Overview of the Radio Module Blocks 00:04:00
7.3 Digital Telegraphy Project using the Morse Code 00:08:00
7.4 Conclusion 00:03:00
Introduction to BBC Microbit – Level 3 Assignments
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    Tyler Griffiths

    September 13, 2021
    Clear instructions

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    August 13, 2021
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    July 18, 2021

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    June 23, 2021
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