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micro:bit Radio

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This week in micro:bit Monday we are going to discover how to use the micro:bit radio.

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micro:bit Pins

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This week we will take a look at what we can do with the General Purpose Input Output (GPIO) pins. You can do a lot of things using the pins at the bottom of the micro:bit including using touch, connecting them to tinfoil, fruit, headphones or other electronic components using crocodile clips. You can even use them with add-on boards like motor controllers, LED screens and more.

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micro:bit Light Sensor

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This week in micro:bit Monday we are going to discover how to use the micro:bit to detect light.

The micro:bit doesn’t have a light sensor built in, but we can use the LED matrix to detect how much light there is in a room. This can be then used to make a night light, or a light for the front of a scooter or bike or even just attached to you and it will turn on when it starts to get dark.

Let’s take a look at the code.

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