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What next for physical computing?

Let's look at what you've achieved so far before your final week of physical computing.

Well done to making it to the end of week 3. We know it’s not always possible to find the time for theses course, but we’re glad that you’ve made it this far.

Week 3 was all about the challenges. We introduced beginner and intermediate challenges using inputs, outputs and radio communication. We hope you were also to follow along with the challenges and take part in them either physically or virtually using the simulator. In every challenge there was a video, code examples and images to help you along.

We also discussed how blocks from a website like MakeCode gets turned into bits that a microcontroller like the micro:bit can understand.

Going forward in week 4 you’ll find the final advanced challenge. And you’re more than ready for it! It will combine everything you’ve learnt so far into one final challenge.

Finally, we’ll discuss the real world implications of physical computing. We’ll show you physical computing projects we’ve seen out in the real world. In the final activity of the final week we have two discussions because we want to hear your opinions. After four weeks of physical computing: what do you think?

Before you move onto week 4, tell us: what did you enjoy about week 3?

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