Tutorials and resources for our SHINE-funded project, in collaboration with Drapers’ Brookside Junior School

Hello everyone! We’re happy to bring you our next workshop. Today we will be doing some experiments with light, waves, sound and motors. Start by opening the quirkbot box and get familiar with the parts Go to code.quirkbot.com and login using your u... read more

Good morning everybody, it’s been a while, huh? We are back with a new surprise, let’s work on a new device today, it’s called the micro:bit. We will use a new coding language, a new website, we’ll make a new instrument, and a new ... read more

Good morning everybody, and welcome back to the fifth session of this project. Today we will explore a new device, called the Quirk Bot! This is a great tool for building robots and all kind of moving structures that can be controlled by us! We will build... read more

Good morning everybody, and welcome back to the third session of this project. Today we will explore a new device, called the BBC micro:bit. It is a fantastic platform to make coding, music, LEDs, and videogames!!! We will build on what we have learnt las... read more

In order to to this, we need to use another block of code, called Sequence. But let’s learn the song first ;)!     The Circuit Touch decides which trigger will start Hot Cross Buns, and which trigger starts One-a-pen-ny Two-a-pen-ny. The s... read more

We hope you enjoyed the last session – your Quirkbot has missed you! If you remember, last time we looked at using the Quirkbot as a controller to play some maths games. Then, we started to look at using the Quirkbot as an instrument. We’ll in... read more

Just before we say goodbye, could you please click on this link and answer some questions? Feel free to come back to this page, to check on the exercises, and refresh what we have learnt today.

Congratulations for today, you’ve reached the end of an awesome first day. We hope you enjoyed it! Shall we practice a quick song with the piano above? Here are the lyrics:  Mary had a little lamb, little lamb, little lamb, Mary had a little lamb i... read more

So far, you have used the MakeyMakey with a code that we gave you. Can you make your own version? You will need: Left, Right, Up     You played Mario, and you made your own code for the Maze Runner. So far, we have used the Left, Right and U... read more