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Issue Four

Posted by micromag on March 30, 2019
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Today, we’re excited to announce the release of micro:mag Issue 4! We’ve got an amazing Issue packed full of amazing articles by our awesome community. Here is a quick look at what we’ve got to offer. Enjoy Issue 4! Global Challenge This issues Cover feature is “Global Challenge”. In 2018, the Micro:bit Educational Foundation with Arm and World’s Largest Lesson challenged students aged 8-12 across the globe to consider how these Goals could change the

#MonthOfMaking – Day 14

Posted by micromag on March 16, 2019
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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. Day13 – Touch a pin! Today we are going to be learning about touch input on the micro:bit. Python Code from microbit import * while True: if pin0.is_touched(): display.scroll("You touched Pin 0!") elif pin1.is_touched(): display.scroll("You touched Pin 1!") elif pin2.is_touched(): display.scroll("You touched Pin 2!") EduBlocks Code MakeCode Code Demo Final Words Come
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. Day13 – Scrolling Name Badge Today we are going back to basics and making a scrolling text name badge. Let’s get coding! Python Code from microbit import * while True: display.scroll("RaspiKidd") EduBlocks Code MakeCode Code Demo Final Words Come back Tomorrow for another fun 5-minute micro:bit make
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. Day12 – Hide and seek Today I am going to use the built-in radio feature on the micro:bit to make a hide and seek game. Let’s get coding! MakeCode Code Hiding micro:bit Seeking micro:bit Demo Final Words Come back Tomorrow for another fun 5-minute micro:bit make
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. Day11 – Sending Messages Today I am going to use the built-in radio feature on the micro:bit to send messages. Let’s get coding! Python Code from microbit import * import radio radio.on() while True: if button_a.is_pressed(): radio.send("Hello World") incoming = radio.receive() if incoming = "Hello World": display.scroll("Hello World") EduBlocks Code MakeCode Code