compass quiz answers

Create an actual compass to show your direction: North, South, East, or West



Use this activity document to guide your work in the compass tutorial.

Answer the questions while completing the tutorial. Pay attention to the dialogues!

1. What is the purpose of the ‘compass heading’ block?

Gets the compass heading of the micro:bit in degrees

2. Write the code that stores the compass heading into a local variable called ‘degrees’.

let degrees = input.compassHeading()

3. Write the ‘If statement’ that will check if the device is mostly pointing North. Display ‘N’ on the micro:bit

let degrees = input.compassHeading()
if (degrees < 45 || degrees > 315) {
    basic.showString("N", 150)