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#MonthOfMaking Day 10

March is all about MAKING!! I have decided to take on the challenge of making a 5-minute micro:bit make every day throughout March. Day10 – Temperature Sensing Today I am going to use the built-in temperature sensor on the micro:bit to get the current temperature of the room I am in. Let’s get coding! Python Code from microbit import * while True: if accelerometer.is_gesture(‘shake’): temp = temperature() display.scroll(temp) EduBlocks Code MakeCode Code Demo Final Words …

#MonthofMaking Day 9

March is all about MAKING!! I have decided to take on the challenge of making a 5-minute micro:bit make every day throughout March. Day09 – Fill The Screen Today I have decided to use the built-in compass to turn the lights on the LED screen on by tilting the micro:bit. Let’s get coding! Python Code from microbit import * compass.callibrate() while True: needle = ((15 – compass.heading()) // 30) % 12 display.show(Image.ALL_CLOCKS[needle]) EduBlocks Code Demo …

#MonthOfMaking Day 8

March is all about MAKING!! I have decided to take on the challenge of making a 5-minute micro:bit make every day throughout March. Day08 – Rock Paper Scissors Today I have decided to make a Rock Paper Scissors Game. Let’s have a bit of fun for a Friday Let’s get coding! Python Code from microbit import * import random paper=Image(“99999:90009:90009:90009:99999”) scissors=Image(“99009:99090:00900:99090:99009”) rock=Image(“00000:09990:09990:09990:00000”) while True: if accelerometer.is_gesture(‘shake’) hand = random.randint(1,3) if hand == 1: display.show(paper) elif …

#MonthOfMaking Day 7

March is all about MAKING!! I have decided to take on the challenge of making a 5-minute micro:bit make every day throughout March. Day07 – Spirit Level Today I have decided to make a Spirit Level program. Great for checking that surfaces are level! Let’s get coding! Python Code from microbit import * while True: reading = accelerometer.get_x() if reading > 20: display.show(“R”) elif reading < -20: display.show("L") else: display.show("-") EduBlocks Code MakeCode Code Demo …

#MonthOfMaking Day 6

March is all about MAKING!! I have decided to take on the challenge of making a 5-minute micro:bit make every day throughout March. Day06 – Coin Flip Today I have decided to make a Coin Flip program. Great for decision making! Let’s get coding! Python Code from microbit import * import random while True: if button_a.is_pressed(): if random.choice([True, False]): display.show(Image.HAPPY) else: display.show(Image.SAD) EduBlocks Code MakeCode Code Demo Final Words Come back Tomorrow for another fun …