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Introduction to the Micro:bit

CSinc - TU Dublin, Tallaght Campus

Saturday, 30 November 2019 from 10:00 to 15:00 (GMT)

Introduction to the Micro:bit

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Free Teacher Ticket 28 Nov 2019 Free  

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This event covers the BBC micro:bit, and is a hands-on course (hence the reserved numbers), where you will gain over the four hours, and Introduction and an advanced course all in the same day. The micro:bit is essentially a programmable computer, The micro:bit is an ARM-based embedded system designed by the BBC for use in computer education in the UK. The micro:bit aligns very well with the new leaving certificate in computer science, especially the Applied Learning Task 4. 


NOTE: You need a valid teaching council number to attend.

The day is broken into two sections, at approximately two hours each.


  • Introduction to the micro:bit

  • Coding the micro:bit

  • Inputs and sensors built into the micro:bit (Radio, temperature, motion, light intensity, g force and many more)

  • Variables

  • Conditional Statements

  • Communication of micro:bits (using the radio)



  • Breadboards and the micro:bit

  • Basic circuits

  • Digital outputs on a micro:bit

  • Digital inputs on a micro:bit (using a PIR motion sensor)

  • Analogue outputs 

  • Analogue inputs 

Kindly Supported by the Google Educator Grant:

#EduGrants, #GrowWithGoogle, @GoogleEurope


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TU Dublin, Tallaght Campus
Blessington Road
D24 FKT9 Tallaght

Saturday, 30 November 2019 from 10:00 to 15:00 (GMT)

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