STEM Day – Micro:bit Hovercraft

Students work in groups to make hovercraft, micro:bit programming and real-time remote control competitions. In the competition, the team that controls the hovercraft to avoid obstacles and reach the finish line the fastest wins. [5 hours]

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Hardware List

  • Competition site components

  • Hovercraft kit set 

    • Micro:bit + battery holder x2 

    • Hover:bit x 1 

    • Battery 

  • Item to be prepared by School: 

    • Hot glue gun with glue stick (1 set for 2-3 group) 
    • A4 Paper (2-3 pieces for 1 group) 
    • Cutter and cutting board (1 set for 1 group) 
    • Safety work gloves (1 pair for 1 group) 
    • Scissors (1 scissors for 1 group) 
    • Ballpen or pencil (1 pen for 1 group) 
    • Marker pen (1 pen for 1 group) 
    • PC / Notebook / iPad (2 machines for 1 group) 

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STEM Day – Micro:bit Hovercraft

Students work in groups to make hovercraft, micro:bit programming and real-time remote control competitions. In the competition, the team that controls the hovercraft to avoid obstacles and reach the finish line the fastest wins. 

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