Learn how to code with Kitronik. The resources include; free resources for Kitronik designed and manufactured products/kits and a wide variety of coded projects for you to try. The resources cover every ability level and span a wide variety of topics, including the BBC micro:bit. Everything from beginners guides to ambitious maker projects with a coding element.
We would like to introduce four new free online MakeCode tutorials for STOP:bit for micro:bit. Learn how to write code for STOP:bit from directly w...
The Kitronik ZIP Halo HD for micro:bit provides the perfect platform for learning about creating time-based projects that also feature light and so...
Free additional resources for the Kitronik :MOVE Motor for micro:bit. Work through each of the 6 tutorials to gain a full understanding of all of the features of :MOVE Motor. It's fun, it's hands-on, and you'll also learn a lot of interesting things along the way!
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In this beginners guide to the BBC microbit we showcase 10 simple projects that can be completed without connecting anything extra to the micro:bit. From displaying your name to counting your steps there's a wide range of ideas to get you started.
This beginners microbit user guide is a no frills, straight to the point, collection of essential knowledge. It’s not everything you need to know, but everything up to step 5 is everything you need to know right now.
Adding ZIP Hex LEDs to our Simple Robotics Kit is a great and easy way of adding indicator lights to your robot buggy. It's super simple, fun, and we've also included some code so you can get straight to play!
We show how to add a servo to the simple robotics kit. In keeping with the simple robotics kit, this is a solderless hack! At the heart of the simple robotics kit is the Klip Motor Driver for BBC microbit. The Klip Motor broad can drive 2 motors and has an integrated 3xAA battery pack. It also breaks out the 0,1 and 2 pins from the micro:bit.
Take your Halloween decorations to a new level, by exploring sound! Use our new MI:Sound Speaker Board for microbit to create a perfectly spooky atmosphere in your home this Halloween. Follow our step-by-step guide and create our tune or simply get inspiration to make your own!
Maria Hadjiantoniou from Loughborough University joined us in July on her internship to learn more about Electro-Fashion and E-Textiles. Having made these Electro-Fashion LED curtains, she is here to tell you a little bit about this E-Textiles project.
Quickly turn your ZIP Tile for microbit into a stylish digital name badge with this simple laser cut design. Follow the step by step guide and find out how you can make one too!
Elsa Novak from Redhill Sixth Form joined us last week for work experience. Having completed this Fairground Project, she is here to tell you what her inspiration was for the project, how you can create your own version and her ideas to take this project even further.
Unlock your students potential with these 2 free Lesson Plans for our ACCESS:bit for the BBC microbit. Students will learn how to code the micro:bit to control an access barrier with these classroom-ready teaching resources.
Do you have an urge to write some microbit games but don't know how to start, maybe we can help. Learning how to code some basic gaming functions could be all you need to overcome coders block. Today we are going to take it back to basics and learn a couple of key concepts. Processing user input and also taking control of the LED matrix, both required knowledge if you want to create engaging games.
Unlock your students potential with these 3 free Lesson Plans for our STOP:bit for the BBC microbit. Students will learn how to code traffic lights and pedestrian crossings with these classroom ready teaching resources.
Unlock your students potential with this free Lesson Plan for our LAMP:bit for the BBC microbit. Students will learn how to code a street light that also reacts to ambient light levels with this classroom ready teaching resource.
Unlock your students potential with these 6 free Lesson Plans for ZIP Halo for the BBC microbit. These resources are classroom ready but they can also be used by anyone who wants to learn how to use the addressable LEDs of the ZIP Halo.
The last in our Kitronik :city builds from Bett 2019 is the microbit and Robotics board controlled London Eye and Wind Turbine. Take a look behind the scenes at how we put it together. If you want to have a go at this yourself, all of the files you need are included within.
At the centre of our Kitronik :CITY layout we had at BETT 2019 was our microbit controlled model of Tower Bridge. The model featured our 16 servo driver board. We demonstrate how we made it and also how you can make one for yourself.
For part 3 of our microbit Kitronik:City build for Bett 2019 we take a look at Big Ben. Our Big Ben model is the largest on the Kitronik :CITY layout we had at BETT. In this behind the scenes, we’ll look at how we made it and how to use the new Klimate environment sensor board for BBC microbit in your own projects.
For part 2 of our microbit Kitronik:City build we breakdown the football stadium. Our new move mini football stadium got a lot of attention at BETT 2019, so we’ve put together a guide on how we made ours and how to make your own!