Coding with Robots

Based on the BBC micro:bit and Maqueen Robot

This is a beginner workshop that is designed to teach children the basics of coding and programming of robots. It is based on the micro:bit programming device developed by the BBC. The students  will be given an introduction to the popular Microsoft MakeCode and Python programming languages.


Half day to full day   


Age Group:

Primary and Secondary

Get Creative with the micro:bit

- Code the LED display to show your name, smiley faces, flash light sequences and more.

Code the Maqueen Robot

- Code to move the robot in patterns.

- Code an obstacle avoiding robot.

- Code to use the accelerometer and thermometer sensors.

- Code to build a compass.

Coding Programmes

- Primary school children will learn to use Microsoft Makecode.

- Secondary School Children will learn to use MicroPython as well as Makecode.

Meet out robots


- Bluetooth control

- Obstacle avoidance

- Text-Speech communication

- Object detection and tracking

-  Travel on outdoor terrain

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