4-H Micro:bit

A hands-on, project-based introduction to Micro:bit or Python programming using Tynker Blocks with instructions to build unique Micro:bit projects. Micro:bit technology is used in multiple areas of our daily lives: digital watches, fitness trackers, and game consoles as examples. Full, Join Interest List. Join Interest List: https://tiny.utk.edu/JoinWilco4H

student using micro:bit

Description – The BBC Micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that introduces you to how software and hardware work together. Micro:bit is an open source hardware ARM-based embedded system designed by the BBC for use in computer education.

  • Meeting Time: Saturdays at 9:00 am until 10:30am
  • Location: Williamson County Extension – 4215 Long Lane, Franklin, TN 37064
  • Eligibility: 4th – 6th Graders
  • Cost: $40
  • Spring Class Schedule:
    • April 13, 2024
    • April 27 (schedule conflict moved to May 4)
    • May 4, 2024
    • May 11, 2024
  • Class Limit: 10
  • Instructor: Elvia Klym
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Take what you learned about Micro:vit and apply it in this class to design new projects. Students will build a guitar, speaker, simple door alarm and a step counter. Must have some Micro:bit experience or participated in Micro:bit 101.

  • Meeting Time:  Saturdays 8:30am – 10:30am
  • Location: Williamson County Extension – 4215 Long Lane, Franklin, TN 37064
  • Eligibility: 5th – 8th Graders (prerequisite Micro:bit 101 or other related experience)
  • Cost: $55
  • Spring Class Schedule:
    • 2024 TBA
  • Class Limit: 10

Elvia Klym

Elvia Klym is passionate about facilitating STEM project-based learning to cultivate students to be creative problem solvers. Elvia grew-up in Nashville and has her bachelor’s degree in engineering from The University of Tennessee. She has worked as an engineer in several areas including manufacturing, pre-production operations, vehicle testing, corporate training, and lean engineering consulting. She is currently a 9-12 engineering and unmanned aerial systems teacher at a local high school.

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