Exploring Robotics with the motor:bit and the BBC micro:bit

Exploring Robotics with the motor:bit and the BBC micro:bit

Exploring robotics with the motor:bit STEM Education Robot for the BBC micro:bit – If you are looking to get into robotics then check out the motor:bit STEM education robot for the BBC micro:bit. The Motor:bit STEM education robot is a DIY (Do It Yourself) robot based on the highly popular BBC micro:bit. The Motor:bit STEM education robot is designed to get kids (12 and older) introduced to the world of coding, electronics and robotics. The Motor:bit STEM education robot is designed from ground up to be an easy to easy to work with, easy to assemble robot and simply built with the aim of giving educators, parents and kids a great opportunity to get a taste of robotics, electronics and coding.

Experienced developers, engineers and robotics enthusiasts can build on their existing coding skills and take the knowledge of coding, robotics and electronics to a higher level. However if you are just starting with coding and robotics then you have the option to program the Motor:bit using the BBC micro:bit Makecode Block based programming language, If you are an experienced developer and have some prior experience working with electronics, coding, robotics then you can program Motor:bit using Javascript or even using MicroPython. The Motor:bit  STEM education robot is a flexible robotics platform built around the BBC micro:bit offering different learning paths catering to different STEM learning needs and challenges.

motor:bit – STEM Education Robot for BBC micro:bit

The Motor:bit is really easy to assemble and can be put together in less than an hour. We would recommend the Motor:bit STEM education robot to kids and adults who are willing to put in some effort to put together their robot and take on a small maker challenge assembling the robot from its different components. So if you are keen to introduce your child to the world of STEM and are keen to get them coding, introduced to the world of robotics using the micro:bit the Motor:bit is for you. Overall the Motor:bit STEM education robot is a great way to get started with the basics of coding and robotics using a flexible, affordable and easy to work with robotic platform.

Build your own robot and code it to do awesome things – If you are looking for documentation and tutorials on the motor:bit STEM education robot, we’ve got you covered. We’ve just published a new learning track at KidzCanCode to help you get started with robotics using the motor:bit STEM education robot. All our learning resources at KidzCanCode is 100% free to access. As part of this development track we will explore the world of robotics using the motor:bit Smart Car and the BBC micro:bit. As you follow through the tutorials in this development track you will learn how to –

  1. Assemble the motor:bit Smart Car robot
  2. Code the robot and get it to move
  3. Write programs to get your robot to navigate around a track
  4. Learn how to code your robot to sense obstacles and navigate around them
  5. Control the robot remotely over Bluetooth and from another micro:bit

Access the development track “Exploring Robotics with the motor:bit and the BBC micro:bit” through here – <Link>. At KidzCanCode.com you will FREE learning resources on coding, electronics, robotics, web development, mobile application development, etc. for kids of all ages.

About BBC micro:bit – The Micro Bit (also referred to as BBC Micro Bit, is an ARM-based embedded system designed by the BBC for use in computer education in the UK. The board is 4 cm × 5 cm and has an ARM Cortex-M0 processor, accelerometer and magnetometer sensors, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, a display consisting of 25 LEDs, two programmable buttons, and can be powered by either USB or an external battery pack.

BBC micro:bit

The device inputs and outputs are through five ring connectors that are part of the 23-pin edge connector at the bottom of the board. The micro:bit can be programmed using the Microsoft Block code program editor which is similar to the block based language Scratch ideal for 7-12 year olds. The micro:bit can also be programmed using the Makecode editor in Javascript and Python which allows for older kids to learn the Javascript and Python programming language using the micro:bit.

Explore our FREE coding, electronics and robotics resources for the BBC micro:bit at www.KidzCanCode.com – <Link>. Hopefully you have enjoyed the post. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions for future tutorials drop us a note at – learning at hack2 dot live.

FREE STEM learning at KidzCanCode – At KidzCanCode.com we offer FREE access to various STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology, Math) development courses at KidzCanCode.com. At KidzCanCode.com you will find courses on Scratch, BBC Micro:Bit, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, 3D modelling, Robotics and Electronics.

If you are looking for a BBC micro:bit, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, starter kits, electronics kits, robotics kits including other STEM learning kits we would recommend you drop by our online store here – <OzToyLib>.

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