Robotics

 
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Microbit

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Raspberry
Pi

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Arduino

 

Microbit Projects

Microbit is a pocket-sized computer that introduces you to how software and hardware work together. Since projects will be done virtually, a physical microbit will not be used and all projects will be done via simulation. If students have access to one, they are welcome to use it.

 

FLASHING HEART 

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Learn how to make your desired image appear on a virtual micro bit using show leds. You will be using code blocks to add a blinking effect to your image. If a physical micro bit is available, codes can be downloaded and viewed there as well.

DICE

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Learn how to program a micro bit to select a random number between 1 and 6. This number will then be shown on the LED display allowing campers to play numerous number-based games.

ROCK, PAPPER, SCISSORS 

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 Learn to design images that will be used in a game. You will first draw images of rock, paper and scissors. Then using code blocks a number will be assigned to each image. The games will then be played using a variable tool to select a random number: 0, 1 or 2 associated with the images.