Coding Tutorials 20+ hours of free step by step instructions! Software Blocks, Javscript and Python Projects Short projects to get started quickly Curriculum Material Worksheets and Lesson Plans Just received your Invent! kit? Here's how to get started quickly: 1 Insert the 3x AAA batteries into the battery holder, underneath the controller board. 2 Push the controller board, and the two motor blocks into the baseboard like in the picture to make a simple 2 wheeled robot. 3 Use the two wire cables to connect the motors to 'M1 (left motor)' and 'M2 (right motor)' like in the picture. They can only go in one way around! 4 Now it's time to write a program! Choose how you want to code: Blocks Great for younger Inventors Block based programming Web based - works on any computer with an internet connection Launch Blocks Python For older Inventors Text based programming Web based - works on any computer with an internet connection Launch Python 6 If you're using Python, copy the text from this file at the top of your program. You must use this every time! 7 If you're using the blocks editor, build the program in the picture. 8 If you're using Python, write the program in the picture. 9 Press the Download button to save the program to your computer. 10 Plug your micro:bit into your computer using the USB cable provided - it will appear as a USB drive. Copy the file you donwloaded onto it. 11 Remove the cable, and turn on the board using the switch. A green light should come on and the robot should drive forwards! What will you Invent? Reaction Timer Game Will you be fast enough to get the best score? Morse Code Machine Can you send SOS to save the ship? Mood Light Customise your own awesome lamp Maze Solver Make a robot that can exit a maze on its own! Battle Robot Make an infrared remote control battling robot Flipper Robot Make a remote control flipping robot ready for battle! Servo Block Learn how to assemble the servo block Ultrasonic Alarm Use the distance sensor to create an intruder alarm!