11 Mar 2021
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!
Wed 24 March 3:30pm-4:00pm
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?
SAMPLE ACTIVITY: Create a nightlight to keep animals safe
Read our magazine.T4L article about the Challenge in Issue 14
Learn more about the do your bit challenge and get inspired
Enter the challenge here
Keen to get your students working with real micro:bits? Find them inside the stem.T4L PC robotics kit – book your kit now
Find more activities and guides to the micro:bit in the stem.T4L Learning Library
Read the full competition guidelines and enter on the official website