Bucks libraries now loaning Micro:bit; mini computers to learn coding and programming
Published: 07 November 2017
The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized codeable computer with motion detection, a built-in compass and Bluetooth technology which is designed to inspire digital creativity and develop a new generation of coders to help address a critical skills shortage in the technology sector.
The Micro:bits can be borrowed free for 3 weeks and can be connected to a PC or laptop via the USB lead supplied in the pack. Coding is done online supported by the website www.microbit.org which has fun ideas for beginners through to projects for making robots!