Lesson 3: Polling program

In this lesson, the BBC micro:bit is used as a polling program, recording how many people feel happy, neutral or sad about a topic

Learning Objectives

  • Recognising coding structures

  • Explaining why/how a program works

  • Identifying some code blocks

  • Predicting what a block/program does

Lesson Plan

Recognising coding structures
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Teacher Video: Polling program


Polling Program Image
micro:bit Poll Program
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Sway Grantham,  
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Sway Grantham (@SwayGrantham) is a Primary School Teacher, a CAS Master Teacher and Specialist Leader in Education for Primary ICT. She also has a BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching (Primary). She has written several curricula and conducted research into the…
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