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Description

With Insight Mr Bit you can create simple programs in plain English to control the BBC micro:bit to do lots of useful things:
• Show images, animations, messages and graphs
• Control external devices connected to the micro:bit
• Design and play games
• Make measurements and do calculations
• Compose and play musical tunes
You can make the micro:bit do all these things without worrying about complicated code.
You decide on inputs and outputs, Mr Bit offers you choices and uses them to build a program script. You can run the script to see how it works and edit it if it needs adjusting. Then, at the touch of a button, Mr Bit controls the BBC micro:bit via super-fast Bluetooth wireless without the need of connecting wires. In Control mode the iPad screen simultaneously shows how your program is working in the micro:bit. With Transfer mode you can send the program code to the micro:bit allowing it to run independently.
Mr Bit is a valuable tool for developing the logical thinking required in conventional computer languages.

The app comes fully equipped with:
• Tutorials - helping you start building and programming different types of control system
• Exercises – helping you learn how to create a variety of activities with the BBC micro:bit
• Experiments – helping you to get started with using external sensors and controlling devices connected to the BBC micro:bit
• Projects – Ideas for working models which you can build and control with the BBC micro:bit
• Example control systems - illustrating different types of programs for the BBC micro:bit

Ideal for Key Stages 2 & 3.

What's New

Version 1.0.4

Communication:
- ‘Transfer mode’ added. This flashes program code to the micro:bit allowing it to run the program independently from the host iPad device.
- Improved reliability with pairing and flashing with micro:bit.
Mr Bit activities:
- A new group of ‘Experiments’ have been added to the range to provide ideas for using simple external sensors and devices connected to the micro:bit.
- Tutorials and Exercises have been substantially revised.
Improvements to user interface and minor fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

Equality

Poorscousertom

In a world in which we are trying to encourage females to enter a male dominated world, we end up with an app called Mr Bit. Seriously people, did you not consider this?
Please change the name..someone who cares.

Information

Seller
Laurence Rogers
Size
68.3 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad Wi‑Fi + Cellular (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Wi-Fi (5th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (5th generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular (2nd generation), 10.5-inch iPad Pro and 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2018 Insight Resources
Price
£1.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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