08 Aug '18, 7pm

Project info is here:

The BBC micro:bit is a small programmable computer that was given free to every child in year seven and above in 2016. It aims to encourage children to get started on easy and accessible computing projects. By connecting micro:bits to the smart data about the building’s energy use, pupils will be able to play a direct role in adapting their school’s energy use as well as learning how to code using data from internet enabled ‘smart objects’ such as sensors, thermostats and switches. Pupils, teachers and those in schools responsible for buying and managing energy will be helped to create their own energy apps using data from the technology network to create customised systems that enable them to understand and modify the buildings energy use as whole. For example, classrooms could program simple rules to change the colour of an LED light when carbon intensity of generation w...

Full article: https://www.cse.org.uk/projects/view/1348

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