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.
Unlock your students potential with these 4 Robotics Lesson Plans for :MOVE mini for the BBC microbit. They have been written by a Teacher for Teachers. They offer classroom-ready lesson plans designed specifically to help you deliver the curriculum at Key Stage 3.
Unlock your students potential with our 5 Lesson Plans For The :GAME ZIP 64 for BBC microbit. Written by a Teacher for Teachers, they offer classroom-ready lesson plans designed specifically to help you deliver the curriculum at Key Stage 3.
EduBlocks is a drag and drop blockly style coding editor that is based on Python. In this getting started guide, we cover the information you need to get up and running fast. Don't worry if you are new to Python and/or coding, once you learn the editor the rest will come in time.
Get up and running quickly with the five minute microbit guide. It covers everything you need to begin using your microbit straightway. First of all, we cover the essential topics required to get you up and running. And finally, there are a couple of links at the end to point you to more free guides to help you develop as a coder. Find out more!
ZIP LEDs Experiment 10 for the ZIP LEDs Add-On Pack for the Kitronik Inventors Kit for the microbit. This experiment covers how to use a potentiometer to control the speed at which an LED spins around a ring. This experiment is not in the booklet and is only available online. Find out more...
We have just added our new custom :GAME ZIP 64 MakeCode Blocks to the Microsoft MakeCode Editor. The 14 blocks are specifically designed to make coding games as quick and painless as possible. Learn more here!
This is a short guide detailing pairing a microbit that's already attached to a :MOVE mini. If you forgot to pair it with your phone before completing assembly, then this is the guide for you! We'll show you that having an inaccessible reset button is not a problem.
We are very pleased to introduce the Kitronik Parent's Complete Guide To The BBC micro:bit. We've created this free resource to help parent's get actively involved in helping their children learn how to code. The guide contains everything you need to introduce your children to the microbit, even if you have no prior coding experience yourself.
This is a guide for calibrating 360-degree servos for use with :MOVE mini for the BBC microbit. To make the task a little easier we created a couple of custom blocks for the Microsoft MakeCode editor.
How we approached the development of the Christmas bells for our twelve makes of Christmas resource last December and our prototyping process.
For day twelve of our 12 Makes of Christmas we made Servo & microbit controlled Christmas Bells. Follow our step by step guide and build your own out of laser cut parts.
For day eleven of our 12 Makes of Christmas we made a ZIP Halo Christmas Tree. Follow our step by step guide and make your own.
For day gen of our 12 Makes of Christmas we made MI:power microbit Christmas Baubles. Follow our step by step guide and build your own out of laser cut parts.
Ensure that Santa delivers the presents on time with the :MOVE mini Santa Sleigh, for day nine of our 12 Makes of Christmas. We're going to decorate a :MOVE mini for the BBC microbit and also the Tipper Truck add-on, laser cut Rudolph's head and 3D print some presents!
Find the North Pole with our Christmas themed BBC microbit ZIP Halo Compass for day three of our 12 Makes of Christmas. Although the case requires 3D printing and laser cutting, the compass code will work equally well in or out of a case. So, making the case is entirely optional.
This is a short guide to help you get started with ZIP Halo for the BBC microbit. The techniques we cover will help to form the basis of your own coding adventures as you put ZIP Halo to work in your projects.
Turn your :MOVE mini into an evil Halloween robot with one of 5 weapons! Choose from two scythes, an axe, a pickaxe or a sword.
Halloween offers the perfect opportunity for some fancy dress fun. In this tutorial, we will show you how this can easily be done using the Kitronik ZIP Halo for the BBC microbit.
In this getting started guide for the Servo:Lite board for the BBC microbit we cover; attaching the Servo:Lite board to a microbit, the microbit pin assignments, and how to write code to control the lights on the board and the servos that are connected to it.
This Kitronik University Resource is a part of the BBC micro:bit partnership and is a basic guide for getting started with Microsoft MakeCode Editor. Find out more...