Programming: music to my ears

In this lesson we are going to learn to programme using sensors to signal different outputs.

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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.The component is a LED. True or false, it is an output component?
Look at the component below

1/4

Q2.What does a thermistor sense change in?

2/4

Q3.This street light turns on when it starts to get dark. What sensor is used for this purpose?
This is an image of a street light.

3/4

Q4.Select whether each component is an input, a process or an output.
Speaker

Select one (1) boxes

Light dependent resistor

Select one (1) boxes

Switch

Select one (1) boxes

Bulb

Select one (1) boxes

4/4

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:

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.The component is a LED. True or false, it is an output component?
Look at the component below

1/4

Q2.What does a thermistor sense change in?

2/4

Q3.This street light turns on when it starts to get dark. What sensor is used for this purpose?
This is an image of a street light.

3/4

Q4.Select whether each component is an input, a process or an output.
Speaker

Select one (1) boxes

Light dependent resistor

Select one (1) boxes

Switch

Select one (1) boxes

Bulb

Select one (1) boxes

4/4

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Programming: music to my ears

Have a go at these questions from todays lesson.

Q1.What are loops used for when programming a micro:bit?

1/5

Q2.What are the 25 rectangles in the middle used for?
This is an image of the micro:bit, look closely at it.

2/5

Q3.True or false, the micro:bit can detect temperature change?

3/5

Q4.True or false, the logic controllers on the micro:bit control the decision making?

4/5

Q5.When programming, which of these controls would be first?

5/5

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:

Programming: music to my ears

Have a go at these questions from todays lesson.

Q1.What are loops used for when programming a micro:bit?

1/5

Q2.What are the 25 rectangles in the middle used for?
This is an image of the micro:bit, look closely at it.

2/5

Q3.True or false, the micro:bit can detect temperature change?

3/5

Q4.True or false, the logic controllers on the micro:bit control the decision making?

4/5

Q5.When programming, which of these controls would be first?

5/5

Lesson summary: Programming: music to my ears

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