These two advanced activities use the radio and moisture sensors on the BBC micro:bit to protect trees from being cut down and to prototype an automated farming system.
|Add a Tech Twist||Required: micro:bit devices are required for this activity. Up to three participants can share one device at a time.|
|Hints for uses in your library||This is a great activity to tie into environmental themes such as global awareness, climate action, or Earth Day celebrations. Try building these activities into your youth coding club!|
Hour of Code Activities
Start Coding with PBS Kids!
Coding for Kids
What is Computer Coding?
|Originating Source||BBC micro:bit|
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