Microbit Home Hacking

In this series you are going to hack your house using the Micro:bit. For instance, create a solar powered music system, hack a jack-o-lantern or build an automated plant watering system.

This is an advanced course. If you are new to the Microbit, check out these courses first: Inventing With a Microbit and Create With a Microbit.

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Missions

Introduction

Learn to hack your house with a Micro:bit. Create a solar powered music system, hack a jack-o-lantern or build an automated plant watering system.

Mission 1 – Solar Powered Music

In this mission you are going to build a microbit music system that works on solar energy.

Mission 2 – Hack the Christmas Lights

Get rid of those boring Christmas lights. Hack them with your Microbit and let them go on and off with the help of a light sensor.

Mission 3 – Cooling Down on Hot Days

Build a smart fan with your Microbit that, at a certain temperature, it will cool you down!

Mission 4 – Water the Plants

Do you always forget to water the plants? That’s over now! Water them automatically with your Microbit.

Hacking Halloween

In this mission you are going to hack a jack-o-lantern with a PIR sensor, EL wire and your Microbit.

Educator Materials

Coming Soon!

Having trouble downloading the materials? Try our Dropbox folder.