Year 6 – Lesson 6 – Making a step counter

Curriculum KS2 Unit Lesson

Pupils will use the design that they have created in Lesson 5 to make a micro:bit-based step counter. First they will review their plans, followed by creating their code. Pupils will test and debug their code, using the emulator and then the physical device. To successfully complete this project, Pupils will need to demonstrate their understanding of all the programming lessons they've had so far.

Learning objectives

To develop a program to use inputs and outputs on a controllable device

  • I can create a program based on my design
  • I can test my program against my design
  • I can use a range of approaches to find and fix bugs

Package contents

  • Lesson plans
  • Slide decks
  • Learner resources
  • Homework