DT Challenge - 3/4 Blockly - Micro:Bit Blast Off

Prepare for launch with the micro:bit! Set your sights on the stars by making a rocket ship, complete with countdown. You don't need a real micro:bit to participate. Use our full micro:bit simulator to learn, explore what the micro:bit can do! Blast-off in 3, 2, 1! If you have a micro:bit you can use our resources to build a cardboard rocket.

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Year band(s) 3-4
Format Web page
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Recognise different types of data and explore how the same data can be represented differently depending on the purpose


Generate, communicate and compare designs


Implement simple algorithms as visual programs involving control structures and input

Technologies & Programming Language​s other programming languages
Keywords Data Collection, Representation, Interpretation, Specification, Algorithms, Adaptations, Science, Branching, Interaction, Input, Output, Australian Computing Academy, Blockly, DT Challenge

Australian Computing Academy


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