Use the micro:bit's accelerometer and radio features to make a prototype of a device to help scientists track polar bears or other animals and discover how they are being affected by climate change.
|Add a Tech Twist||Required: At least two micro:bit devices are required for this activity.|
|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.|
Hour of Code Activities
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Coding for Kids
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|Originating Source||BBC micro:bit|
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