Plug in your micro:bit

This lesson will show you how to connect your micro:bit to your computer and view the demo program

Remove your micro:bit from the box

Plug the micro:bit into your computer

Take the USB cable and plug the small end into in the micro:bit. Then take the bigger end and plug it into your computer

micro:bit Hello demo

The micro:bit LED's will first flash, and then it will say "hello"

micro:bit button demo

Your micro:bit will then show the letter "A" and an arrow pointing to the A button. Press the A button on the micro:bit.

Your micro:bit will then show the letter "B" and an arrow pointing to the B button. Press the B button on the micro:bit.

micro:bit shake demo

Your micro:bit will then display the words "shake". Shake your micro:bit a few times, as you shake the micro:bit, the LED's will light up

micro:bit chase the dot demo

Your micro:bit will then display the words "chase the dot". It will show you a blinking light and a light that is always on. You now need to move your micro:bit so that the solid light moves towards the blinking light.

Once to chase the dot, the micro:bit will then flash with a heart. Now you are ready to start coding

Demo Video