DT Challenge - 5/6 Blockly - Smart Garden
Learn how to program a BBC micro:bit using Blockly — no experience required. Learn the basics of programming in Blockly with our full BBC micro:bit simulator. Create a Smart Garden device to monitor the health of your plants, measuring temperature and wiring up a simple soil moisture sensor.
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 how whole numbers are used to represent all data in digital systems
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||other programming languages|
|Keywords||Data: Collection, Representation, Interpretation, Specification, Algorithms, Adaptations, Science, Branching, Interaction, Input, Output, Australian Computing Academy, Blockly, DT Challenge|
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