What is a BBC micro:bit
The micro:bit is a handheld, fully programmable computer that was gifted for free to every Year 7 pupil or equivalent child across the UK.
"This little device has an awful lot of features, like 25 red LED lights that can flash messages. There are two programmable buttons that can be used to control games or pause and skip songs on a playlist. Your BBC micro:bit can detect motion and tell you which direction you’re heading in, and it can use a low energy Bluetooth connection to interact with other devices and the Internet – clever!"
Purchasing the BBC micro:bit
BBC micro:bit Classroom Pack
BBC micro:bit Go
Bring the BBC micro:bit to life with our Consumable Robotics kits.
These kits allow students to build and design their own robot,
flying saucer or jet car which hold and connect with the BBC micro:bit to bring learning to life.
Dimm was Binary's first invention and is now Binary's best friend. This pack contains a copy of Dimm and lots of interesting sensors. Can you build Dimm, personalise him and then code him to do lots of things or will the naughty code snipping bugs get in the way?
Purchase the Development Kit - Dimm, for £23.99 (inc.VAT)
Binary's UFO is a super saucer! It uses a technology to fly from planet to planet or for local journeys. This pack contains a copy of Binary's UFO and lots of interesting sensors. What could you use the UFO for on planet Earth? Binary will be interested to know what projects you have in store for his inventions!
Purchase the Development Kit - Binary's UFO, for £23.99 (inc.VAT)
Binary's Jet Car is very fast and very clever. This pack contains a copy of Binary's Jet Car and lots of interesting sensors. Once you have built the car, how easily can you drive it around? Can you send it on missions following markers?
Purchase the Development Kit - Binary's Jet Car for £23.99 (inc.VAT)
Training and Support
For teachers looking for support in how to utilise the BBC micro:bit in their school Tablet Academy offer teacher training which can be delivered in the form of hands-on INSET training for staff or through co-delivering lessons for pupils.
Contact us for more information.