January 7 – micro:bit Workshop

“micro:bit Step Counter”

Friday, January 7 • 5:00 -7:00 PM

Turn the micro:bit into a wearable fitness device

Ages 9 -14


Optional: Purchase micro:bit and watch kit for $30

Stay active this winter by creating your own DIY wearable fitness tracker. Learn to use the micro:bit sensors to code a step counter watch. Then, add an alarm with lights and sounds to let you know if you have been sitting still for too long – time to get up and move!

Optional: If you would like to keep the micro:bit and watch kit after the workshop, you can purchase everything for $30 when you register for this workshop. The micro:bit kit includes: micro:bit, usb download cable, battery pack, 2 AAA batteries, watch band, watch extension board, screws and screwdriver, and watch battery.

Workshop Details:

  • Register and Pay for workshop online
  • BadgerBOTS provides all the supplies needed
  • BadgerBOTS programs follow Dane County Public Health and CDC guidelines for all Students, Staff, and Visitors. This includes precautions like mask wearing, social distancing, handwashing, increased cleaning, and individual supplies and equipment for students.
  • If you visit BadgerBOTS, please continue to wear a mask inside our facility regardless of vaccination status. We will reevaluate this policy in Spring 2022.