Bare bones

They will explore its hardware components, so that they develop an awareness of its capabilities. They will also write and execute their first Python programs on the micro:bit, so that they familiarise themselves with the development environment, the practicalities of flashing their programs, and some simple coding patterns.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the following are inputs on the micro:bit?

Select seven (7) boxes

1/5

Q2.Which of the following are outputs on the micro:bit?

Select three (3) boxes

2/5

Q3.Which button on the mu editor translates your program and transfers it to the micro:bit?

3/5

Q4.What type of error would occur if you missed a bracket out of your code?

4/5

Q5.When coding in micro Python in mu, what is the correct line of code to start your micro:bit programs with?

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the following are inputs on the micro:bit?

Select seven (7) boxes

1/5

Q2.Which of the following are outputs on the micro:bit?

Select three (3) boxes

2/5

Q3.Which button on the mu editor translates your program and transfers it to the micro:bit?

3/5

Q4.What type of error would occur if you missed a bracket out of your code?

4/5

Q5.When coding in micro Python in mu, what is the correct line of code to start your micro:bit programs with?

5/5

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Quiz:

Bare Bones

This is to assess what you have learnt during this lesson.

Q1.What kind of loop was used to iterate through images in the list data structure?

1/6

Q2.Select the line of code that successfully turns off all the LEDs.

Select one (1) boxes

2/6

Q3.In the following line of code, display.set_pixel(x,y,value), what is 'x' referring to?

3/6

Q4.In the following line of code, display.set_pixel(x,y,value), what is 'y' referring to?

4/6

Q5.In the following line of code, display.set_pixel(x,y,value), what is 'value' referring to?

5/6

Q6.If we nest our code in a while True: loop, will it:

6/6

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Bare Bones

This is to assess what you have learnt during this lesson.

Q1.What kind of loop was used to iterate through images in the list data structure?

1/6

Q2.Select the line of code that successfully turns off all the LEDs.

Select one (1) boxes

2/6

Q3.In the following line of code, display.set_pixel(x,y,value), what is 'x' referring to?

3/6

Q4.In the following line of code, display.set_pixel(x,y,value), what is 'y' referring to?

4/6

Q5.In the following line of code, display.set_pixel(x,y,value), what is 'value' referring to?

5/6

Q6.If we nest our code in a while True: loop, will it:

6/6

Lesson summary: Bare bones

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