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Insight Mr Bit is the ideal companion for learning how to make the BBC micro:bit do all sorts of fun things.
Its unique feature is that you create programs for the micro:bit in Plain English.
Each sentence in a program says exactly what the micro:bit will do.
What comes with Mr Bit Lite:
Tutorials to get you started
Exercises to practise skills
Experiments with connecting sensors
Projects with a 2D model of a Pelican crossing
Examples of clever things the micro:bit can do
When you create a Mr Bit program:
it works on the screen,
it can control the micro:bit by USB or Bluetooth
you can transfer the program for storage in the micro:bit’s memory.
Mr Bit Lite also lets you program in Plain English and lets you try out all the main types of program activity, but with a reduced set of features.
make the micro:bit show images, animations, messages and graphs
use the micro:bit on-
connect extra sensors and control external devices like buzzers and motors
design and play games with the micro:bit
compose and play back music