Courses

A collection of courses and tutorials built for the micro:bit.

Classroom

Structured courses for teaching science and technology in the classroom.

[{
  "name": "Intro to CS",
  "description": "14 week computer science course for middle school grades 6-8",
  "url":"/courses/csintro",
  "imageUrl": "https://pxt.azureedge.net/blob/ce157b871e8d7330375d8dc8ade57d7426259ef4/static/courses/csintro.jpg"
}, {
  "name": "Science Experiments",
  "description": "Science experiment lessons with measurements and data analysis activities",
  "url":"/courses/ucp-science",
  "imageUrl": "https://pxt.azureedge.net/blob/af0c175d0cd21f0bc04d407ae6804a2b3b1749e7/static/courses/ucp-science.jpg"
}, {
  "name": "Learn All About micro:bit",
  "description": "Projects and integration notes for a student-led workshop from the Beacon Hill School",
  "url": "https://goo.gl/XTPYpP",
  "imageUrl": "https://pxt.azureedge.net/blob/ab890a52da1d929915040ee7ed61cf31fee98a52/static/courses/beaconhill.jpg"
}]

Computers and programming

Tutorials, lessons, and mini-courses about programming and computing.

[{
  "name": "Discover JavaScript Blocks",
  "description": "11 lessons with five minute plans, teacher notes and program files.",
  "url":"https://microbit.org/en/2017-03-07-javascript-block-resources/",
  "imageUrl": "https://pxt.azureedge.net/blob/a3a0cf548a1f5149eb1800d2224ffdf13f0ca355/static/courses/discover-javascript-blocks.png"
}, {
  "name": "Networking with the micro:bit",
  "description": "A series of activities to teach the basics of computer networks.",
  "url": "https://microbit.nominetresearch.uk/networking-book/",
  "imageUrl": "https://pxt.azureedge.net/blob/8d1dc902991ca290e8e407ee1d0ae20ab20fff8d/static/courses/networking-book.png"  
}, {
  "name": "SparkFun Videos",
  "description": "YouTube video tutorials produced by the SparkFun team!",
  "url": "https://youtu.be/kaNtg1HGXbY?list=PLBcrWxTa5CS0mWJrytvii8aG5KUqMXvSk",
  "imageUrl": "https://i.ytimg.com/vi/kaNtg1HGXbY/hqdefault.jpg"
}]

Experimenting

Fun project courses - make and experiment while learning about science and programming.

[{
  "name": "Blocks to JavaScript",
  "description": "Learn to code using JavaScript",
  "url": "/courses/blocks-to-javascript",
  "imageUrl": "https://pxt.azureedge.net/blob/71f6dbe0e456902f15e3d55bc9be97e755b0d7a7/static/courses/blocks-to-javascript.png"
}, {
  "name": "SparkFun Inventor's Kit",
  "description": "Your map for navigating the waters of beginning embedded electronics, robotics and citizen science using the micro:bit.",
  "url": "https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/sparkfun-inventors-kit-for-microbit-experiment-guide/introduction-to-the-sparkfun-inventors-kit-for-microbit",
  "imageUrl": "https://pxt.azureedge.net/blob/73d353931ed64c8370c12ad0bfdcfc97e1cbeb62/static/courses/sparkfun-inventors-kit.png"
}, {
  "name": "Kitronik Inventor Kit",
  "description": "11 experiments based on the Kitronik Inventor Kit",
  "url": "https://www.kitronik.co.uk/blog/inventors-kit-experiment-1-help",
  "imageUrl": "https://pxt.azureedge.net/blob/403e9de421964346b5ce7b70ccdfd39a80293113/static/courses/kitronik-inventor-kit.png"
}, {
  "name": "micro:bit of Things",
  "description": "A hands-on course about the micro:bit and what you can do with it.",
  "url":"https://sites.google.com/view/microbitofthings",
  "imageUrl": "https://pxt.azureedge.net/blob/05168e4f99c0497b8f212e08c5cf39ee505b3400/static/courses/microbit-of-things.jpg"
}, {
  "name": "A-Z Robotics",
  "description": "Absolute beginner's guide to learning coding, electronics and robotics on the micro:bit",
  "url":"https://tinkerspark.teachable.com/",
  "imageUrl": "https://pxt.azureedge.net/blob/252b5a5fe4d961a5e97f85cf0fa3bf9588158b10/static/courses/tinkerspark.jpg"
}]

See Also

Intro to CS