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Do your bit with micro:bit!

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Enter the global micro:bit challenge and get students solving real world problems 

Could your students prototype solutions to real world issues? Inspire your students with social purpose by entering the ‘do your :bit global challenge' using a real or virtual micro:bit. There are prizes up for grabs: 

  • 8-14 years of age 

  • 15-18 years of age 

Students and teachers have up until 30 July 2021 to enter their planet-saving prototypes and solutions. 


Join us for an online event with a special guest from the micro:bit foundation! 


Wait, what’s a micro:bit? 

A micro:bit is an incredibly small tool with so much power! Read all about it in our Road Test in Issue 3  for more on the micro:bit as an incredible coding tool. 


Working towards UN Global Goals with digital skills 

Using the micro:bit (real or virtual), students need to work towards the following Global Goals: 

  • UN Global Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being  

  • How could your students innovate to improve health and well-being locally or globally

  • SAMPLE ACTIVITY: Build a pedometer to track activity

  • UN Global Goal 13: Climate Action

  • What could your students invent to promote climate action in your school or across the world? 


Further resources