A number of physical computing devices are available, which enable electronic components to be connected and controlled. For example, a piece of wearable technology could be produced to display different messages, or a moveable buggy designed to avoid objects around the home. Each technology has example projects often undertaken by children.
Pocket sized computer containing LEDs, buttons, Bluetooth and a range of sensors
Rock, paper, scissors
Remote temperature sensor
Tiny circuit board allowing children to learn coding and electronics. A range of components can be connected, including motors
Low-cost, credit card sized computer, which connects to a keyboard, mouse and monitor. It also allows you to easily control electronic devices.
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