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Make Your Own Whack-a-Fruit Game with a BBC micro:bit

How to create a Whack a Fruit game using the BBC micro:bit

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MAKER ANDREW MULHOLLAND SHOWS YOU HOW TO CREATE A FUN GAME USING YOUR BBC MICRO:BIT AND SOME FRUIT

Maker Andrew MULHOLLAND (Farset Labs) shows you how to use the BBC micro:bit to create a simple game out of fruit!

This class was created as part of DCAL's Creativity Month and is perfect for ages 10+

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • The basics of using the BBC micro:bit
  • How to build simple electronics
  • How to use the micro:bit code editors to write and test your code
  • Basic coding techniques including loops
  • How to test and compile your code

When you're finished, make sure to share your work by uploading a picture or video of your own projects. Then share it with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #farsetmicrobit

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Over 20 minutes of video classes presented by Andrew Mulholland from Farset Labs
  • A video overview of the kit you will need to use

RESOURCES

For this class you will need:

  • A BBC micro:bit
  • Micro USB cable
  • 4 x crocodile clips
  • Your laptop or desktop
  • Some fruit!

You will also need to use the following websites and software


Difficulty Rating: Beginner

In Partnership With

Andrew Mulholland
Andrew Mulholland

Award winning Inventor, Raspberry Pi expert, Computer Science teacher, STEMNET Ambassador, UK TalkTalk Digital Hero 2014 and Developer.