Using NeoPixel LEDs with micro:bit

Using NeoPixel LEDs with micro:bit

In this project we create some colourful patterns using a set of LEDs. These are special LEDs that can display a range of up to 16 million colours. You’ll need: A micro:bit An LED matrix such as the Kitronic ZIP Halo:...
Beethoven – making music with micro:bit and MicroPython

Beethoven – making music with micro:bit and MicroPython

In this project we get the micro:bit to play some music, including (a bit of) Beethoven’s 5th Symphony. You’ll need: A micro:bit A USB cable to link your micro:bit to the computer A battery pack Two crocodile clip connectors A speaker or headphones with a...
Pulse – Flashing LED using micro:bit

Pulse – Flashing LED using micro:bit

In this project we connect the micro:bit to an LED and make it pulse at various speeds. You’ll need: A micro:bit A USB cable to link your micro:bit to the computer A battery pack Two crocodile clip connectors An LED Connect your micro:bit Using your crocodile...
Soil Moisture Sensor for micro:bit

Soil Moisture Sensor for micro:bit

This project uses a moisture sensor to create a simple device to warn when soil becomes too dry. Language: MicroPython Concepts: displaying images; using digital & analogue pins Requires: BBC micro:bit YL-38 YL-69 moisture sensor Connecting wires Optional:...