DT Challenge - 5/6 Blockly - Sport Micro:Bit

Use blocks to program a micro:bit for sport! Get excited about coding even if you have no experience. You'll use drag-and-drop blocks to write your own programs, and make interactive games and tools to improve your health.

To do the challenge offline use this guide to support students.

Additional details

Year band(s) 5-6
Content type Tools for learning, Student challenges
Format Interactive
Core and overarching concepts Computational thinking, Algorithms, Implementation (programming)
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

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 Language​s other programming languages
Keywords Data: Collection, Representation, Interpretation, Specification, Algorithms, Implementation, Interactions, Australian Computing Academy, Blockly, DT Challenge, Microbit

Australian Computing Academy


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