Hello physical world

This introductory lesson will get learners acquainted with the micro:bit. 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 and familiarise themselves with the development environment, the practicalities of flashing their programs, and some simple coding patterns.

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Quiz:

Hello Physical World

This quiz will assess your learning from this lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

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

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

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

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

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

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Quiz:

Hello Physical World

This quiz will assess your learning from this lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

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

1/5

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

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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