The BBC has dispatched up to 1 million of the micro:bit, its credit card-sized computers, to all children in Year 7 across the UK. The micro:bit, which is the modern descendant of
the 1980s mini-computer the BBC micro, is a small, low cost computer designed to teach children how to code. It is made up of processors and sensors - the raw materials of a computer -but
can be programmed in a number of ways. The goal is to teach kids to program and create their own games on the tiny device.
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