Micro:bit for Science
With iLog for micro:bit
iLog for micro:bit
Unlock more micro:bit potential and turn the micro:bit into a powerful datalogger! Brought to life by the new iLog for micro:bit software package, use the micro:bit’s on board sensors along with MicroMaker Education add on sensors to conduct essential scientific investigations in the classroom or at home.
Compatible with micro:bit version 1 and 2!
Foundation Data logging Kit
Your MicroMaker Education: Foundation Data logging Kit (with sensors) will contain:
- Insight iLog for the Micro:bit Software (Single License)
- Mini Innovation Board for the Micro:bit
- Temperature Probe x 2
- LDR Sensor
- Distance Sensor
- 3 x Connector Cables
- Micro USB Cable
- Battery Pack
- 2 x AAA Batteries
Foundation Science Kits start from £49
How does it work?
The micro:bit offers a range of on board functionality including 2 push buttons, a 25 LED matrix, an accelerometer and a compass.
As standard the micro:bit has five 4mm I/O rings that can be connected to using 4mm banana plugs, crocodile clips and nuts and bolts.
A limitation of the I/O rings is that there are only 3 inputs and outputs, power and ground. As a result this can limit the amount of components and accessories that can be connected. The micro:bit has what is known as an edge connector which offers a multitude of extra analogue and digital inputs and outputs as well as spi, i2c and serial ports.
Explore our learning resources for lesson planning using the MicroMaker Education: Foundation Data logging Kit in the classroom here!
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