Full course description
(Lightning Learning, Grades 6-9, 30 minutes)
Bring real-world issues to the classroom using Design Thinking to solve water-related problems highlighted in the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Explore how students can use simple circuits and block-based coding to transform a micro:bit into a basic water level monitor using the free, open-source platform “MakeCode.” This session will provide a step-by-step look at a classroom-ready learning experience for grade 6-9 students.
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Completion of this session counts towards the requirements for the Learning Pathway: STEM Cross-Curricular Learning.
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