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Here you will find several articles, projects and solutions for micro:bit as well as other STEAM learning products and construction kits. 

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3D Print egen Kolibri drone

3D-print din egen drone MakeKit sine droner og klassesett er kompatible med de fleste 3d-print rammer for 7x20mm motorer. Klikk på lenkene under for å komme til Thingiverse-filene. Merk at noen av rammene bare er et utgangspunkt som kanskje må modifiseres og forbedres.   Kravspec for design av ramme Man

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Mestring, engasjement og læring

Programmering i Kunst og Håndverk

Oppgaver for programmering i kunst og håndverk (KHV-01-02), kompetansemål og eksempel. Lærerkurs, kompetanseheving og workshops for å komme i gang med koding i Kunst og håndverk og tverrfaglig-undervisning.

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Kom i gang med programmering i skolen

Hvordan komme i gang med programmering i skolen. Hvorfor programmere og koding i skolen. Fagfornyelsen kompetanseløftet LK2020 og kompetansemålene. Hvordan komme i gang og hvilke kurs, workshops, kompetanseheving og lærerkurs tilbys.

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Classroom Sound Monitor

Tired of too much noise in the classroom? You can now build your own «Sound level meter» monitoring the noise level. This is a pretty cool and also useful project which is part of the Wonder:Kit Explorer and powered by micro:bit. In this version, we have made the monitor plate

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Magic8Ball

Unlock the secrets of the past, the future and your fortune with the Magic 8 Ball and Reaction:bit, powered by Wonder:Kit and the micro:bit. The Magic 8 Ball micro:bit project is part of the Wonder:Kit Explorer. It’s a great starter project that you can start with from 4. grade. What

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Bot:bit the DIY car

Ever wanted to build your own car? Take it from one who actually has done so, it is a great experience that will inspire and a fantastic opportunity to learn. Steinar Holøs, CEO and co-founder of MakeKit Name change Bot:bit has change name to Wheel:bit The Bot:bit is an additional

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How to design in TinkerCAD

TinkerCAD is a great and free tool to use, where everyone can get started and create their own designs and constructions. We have good experience of using the program at school, workshops and courses. But under certain conditions, such as having a clear idea, to begin with, and knowing the

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Air:bit Troubleshooting

Air:bit Trouble shooting A drone is a complex aerial vehicle, both construction and the code needs to be correct for it to fly, and it can be difficult finding a small problem that disturbs the behaviour of the drone. In this article, we will aid you so you can give

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Ultimate Maker Challenge (1. st ED)

Start the new semester with an awesome experience!   The UMC (ultimate maker challenge) is a competition between teams of students, schools and even nations. You as a teacher or educator get to showcase just how interesting the STE(A)M subjects can be.   The challenge is a perfect opportunity to

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Den teknologiske skolesekken – hvordan søke om midler?

Hvordan søke om midler fra den teknologiske skolesekken? Hva er kravene? Det er også mulig å søke om tilskudd til digitale læremidler!   Få hjelp til å søke   Har din skole behov for programmeringsutstyr, men mangler nødvendige ressurser for å gå til innkjøp av dette? Som del av den

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Micro:bit V2

As you may have noticed, the micro:bit is now being upgraded to V2 and the V1 has stopped production. Some of the new features include a better processor, more memory, and a built-in microphone and speaker. You can easily recognize the difference by looking at the notches at the bottom,

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Undervisningsopplegg: Smittevern for Covid-19

Sammen med Undervisningsplan.no laget MakeKit et tverrfaglig kodeprosjekt der det skal lages og kodes en innretning for å bedre sosial distansering. I undervisningsopplegget benyttes det micro:bit som de fleste grunnskoler har fått tilgang på gjennom Super:bit prosjektet, til å lage en elektronisk varslingsenhet som gir beskjed dersom man er for

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Hands Free Smart Glove!

Fly your Air:bit by using the smart glove! With the help of this glove, you can control the Air:bit, by using hand movement! You can still use the buttons A and B for more or less throttle. By using the finger sensors, you can also give a boost for more

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Boaty bit by:bit!

  Say hello to a new addition to the Hover:bit family! The Boaty bit by:bit is a 3D-printable boat, that is pre made for you. You don’t have to do any work with the file, but you are free to do modifications to the boat if you want to! From

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KnowHow EdTech Conference

How can we teach students about technology in a playfully way? That was the challenge we in MakeKit where given before this year’s Nordic Edge KnowHow EdTech Conference. Other participants during the conference where: Google Education, Gamoteca, University of Malaya, Snøhetta and LEGO-Education. Challenge accepted!!! Together with 6 students from

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Air:bit – Roof Parking challenge

Make a roof parking stick and park your drone on the go!         Much like the previous game, «The Flying Magnet», the idea was to create something challenging, fun, and awesome! And the result is «Roof Parking». What you need to build this project; a flower stick

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Air:bit – «The Flying Magnet»

Air:bit is a fantastic drone in itself. But with all the things you can do besides flying the drone, this is a great adventure!       This time we wanted to create something that you can do alone, or with a friend. And the flying magnet, is the result

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Air:bit Wifi Camera!

As humans, we have always wondered how the world looks like from a bird’s-eye perspective. This is why the popularity of camera-drones has sky rocketed!   Now you can make your own camera-drone! With our quadcopter, Air:bit, cameras can be attached to it, and from there we can see the beauty of

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Air:bit – 3D Mod

Air:bit – 3D mod I’ve had the pleasure of doing some 3D-modifications on the Air:bit quadcopter, and let me tell you, it was great fun.     The process was somehow straight forward, but it had to fit within the already existing 3D-frame for the Air:bit.     What I

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School start and new opportunities

It is this time of year! When it is time to get back into the routines. Time to find the pencil case, backpack and drinking bottle. Many are excited, nervous and some may be dreading going back to school. Going back to schools means seeing good friends, classmates and teachers

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Smitte:bit – Lag en smittevarsler med micro:bit

NRK Beta utfordret oss på å lage en dings som kan varsle om noen er nærmere enn 1 meter. Her får du oppskriften. Link til kode og 3d/laserfiler finner du i bunnen av dette innlegget. Se smitte:bit i aksjon på NRK2!   Dette trenger du: Enkel versjon: 2 stk micro:bit

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Den teknologiske skolesekken, en mulighet!

I skrivende stund er det bare en uke igjen før fristen går ut til å søke om støtte til læremidler fra den teknologiske skolesekken. Disse midlene er ment for å gjøre gjennomføringen av fangfornyelsen enklere for skoler og lærere.  En god mulighet for alle skoler   Den teknologiske skolesekken Et

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Hover:bit Catamaran

«When I was young, one of the coolest things I wanted to make was a boat. And to be able to drive it around on water by remote control. But as time went by and there was no easy way to do it at the time, the plans for building

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Digitale læremidler i skolen (NOR)

Søk den teknologiske skolesekken før 15. Mai UDIR har nå åpnet årets søknad for midler fra den teknologiske skolesekken. Et program som skal gi elever kunnskap og forståelse for teknologi, algoritmisk tenkning og programmering. Dette programmet er en del av digitaliseringsstrategi. Regjeringen har bevilget 450 millioner kroner til denne satsingen.

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Air:bit and Kickstarter perks

We are so thankful to all who pledged and supported the project on Kickstarter. Everyone who supported us is important for the success of this project.   Without you, we would not have seen the micro:bit drone, Air:bit.   Now it is time for you to get your rewards! The

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