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...
Conway’s Game of Life for micro:bit using MicroPython

Conway’s Game of Life for micro:bit using MicroPython

Conway’s Game of Life has been challenging programmers for many years. I treat it as a more advanced form of “Hello World” as it requires a reasonable knowledge of a programming language to complete. This version is for the BBC micro:bit and uses...
Hello World – micro:bit MicroPython with Mu

Hello World – micro:bit MicroPython with Mu

In this project you’ll learn how to create your first program in MicroPython, and how to download and run it on a micro:bit. You’ll need: A computer with the Mu editor, which you can download here: https://codewith.mu/ A micro:bit A USB cable to link your...
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 intervals. 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:...