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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


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.


Difficulty Rating: Beginner

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