STEM+ Enrichment Series: Traffic Lights Control System using Micro:bit

Fee: $79

Traffic Lights Control System using Microbit - STEM Academy


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  Course Duration: 4 Hours
  Age Group: 8 to 12
  Venue: Braddell House, Singapore

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Course Overview

The micro:bit is a small computer that can be used as a communication device, gaming console, and even incorporated into more advanced systems such as an automated watering system for plants. The micro:bit has a number of sensors built in, ready to use with no wiring or additional costs involved!

Course Objectives

The course is divided into four (4) parts.

  1. Understand the structure of traffic light and the meaning of different signal.
  2. Learn how to connect a closed circuit.
  3. Using Javascript Blocks Editor to write a program to control the traffic lights with a Micro:bit
  4. Train the problem solving skill by finding out the regular pattern and reasoning.

Course Outcomes

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamentals of a Smart traffic light system
  2. Write and run MakeCode programmes
  3. Program the Micro:bit and its sensors
  4. Appreciate coding and sensors can be used and its impact in our daily lives
  5. Search for references or activities on the Internet