A Pirate Ship for the LAB:bit for BBC micro:bit

A Pirate Ship for the LAB:bit for BBC micro:bit

Isabelle from The Fernwood School joined us recently for a weeks work experience, and was tasked with creating a set of Fairground rides to complement the LAB:Bit. Her brief was to create some designs that could be made in a KS2 classroom using cardboard, glue and sticky tape. Here is what she came up with:

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How To Update HEX Files To micro:bit V2 Universal HEX

We're going to show you how to easily update your micro:bit V1 HEX files to micro:bit V2 Universal HEX files. The good news; there are no code changes required! These 4 simple steps will only take a few seconds. If only all change was this straightforwards! Let's get to it.
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Free Online MakeCode Tutorials For STOP:bit for micro:bit

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Additional Online Resources For Kitronik Alarm Clock Kit

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