Buzz Wire Course
Aged 8+
3 hours
Block Coding
Computational Thinking
This course introduces the fundamentals of circuit design and micro:bit programming through collaborative and competitive learning. Students will engage in group activities to construct the circuitry of a jigsaw stick, culminating in a challenge where the team that navigates the most complex route triumphs. Experience hands-on STEM application while fostering teamwork and problem-solving skills.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the electronic principle of copper wire and micro:bit connection through coding
  • With the support of coding through micro:bit, design a unique copper-wired route
  • Use the copper ring to pass through others’ mazes, and the most challenging route to win!

Course Outline:

  • Setup
  • Introduction of the electronic principle and micro:bit through coding and briefing of competition
  • Design and create copper wire model in group
  • Competition


  • None

Software Requirements:

  • Una Virtual Classroom - Intermediate / Microsoft MakeCode

Hardware Requirements:

  • Copper wire
  • Current stick kit set :
    • Micro:bit v2 + battery holder x1
    • Crocodile Clip Leads x2
    • Battery
  • Supporting Materials


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