DT Challenge - 5/6 Blockly - Networking with Micro:Bit
Learn how to code the micro:bit to use the radio! In this DT Mini Challenge, you can create wireless networks to send pictures and messages around the room! You'll start by sending simple messages, but work up to making your own interactive games with your friends! Dive on in and you'll be sending secret messages in no time!
To do the challenge offline use this guide to support students.
|Content type||Tools for learning, Student challenges|
|Core and overarching concepts||Computational thinking, Algorithms, Implementation (programming)|
|Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)||
Examine the main components of common digital systems and how they may connect together to form networks to transmit data
Examine how whole numbers are used to represent all data in digital systems
Acquire, store and validate different types of data, and use a range of software to interpret and visualise data to create information
Define problems in terms of data and functional requirements drawing on previously solved problems
Design a user interface for a digital system
Design, modify and follow simple algorithms involving sequences of steps, branching, and iteration (repetition)
Implement digital solutions as simple visual programs involving branching, iteration (repetition), and user input
|Technologies & Programming Languages||Python|
|Keywords||Data: Collection, Representation, Interpretation, Specification, Algorithms, Implementation, Interactions, Australian Computing Academy, Python, DT Challenge, Microbit|
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