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Introduction to the BBC Micro:bit

This event covers the BBC micro:bit, and is a hands on course (hence the reserved numbers), where you will gain over the session, and Introduction and an some advanced topics all in the same session. The micro:bit is essentially a programmable computer, The micro:bit is designed by the BBC for use in computer education in the UK and around the world. The micro:bit aligns very well with primary school curricula, Junior Cycle short course and the new leaving certificate in computer science, especially the Applied Learning Task 4. This session is open to complete beginners, from primary to second level!

Structure: (we can adapt these)

•             Introduction to the micro:bit

•             Coding the micro:bit

•             Inputs and sensors built into the micro:bit (Radio, temperature, motion, light intensity, g force and many more)

•             Variables

•             Conditional Statements

•             Communication of micro:bits (using the radio)

•             Basic circuits

•             Digital outputs on a micro:bit

Course Details

Course Date 27-01-2020 7:00 pm
Course End Date 27-01-2020 9:00 pm
Registration Start Date 20-09-2019
Capacity 15
Available place 13
Cut off date 27-01-2020 7:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Speaker Keith Quille (Technology University Dublin)
Number Hours 2
Location Monaghan Education Centre

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Monaghan Education Centre,
Knockaconny,
Armagh Road,
Monaghan,
Co. Monaghan.

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