STEM Lesson Plan & Activities - MICROBITS Year 10
I’m quicker than you …
Year 10 Mathematics/Science/Psychology
Describing the project
- Enquiry question: is there a difference between …?
Using the micro:Bit as a timer and LED flash indicator and display
Measure the reaction time of a population of male and female students
Looking at video of male/female/older/younger person’s reactions
What else affects your reaction times?
- Drunk glasses
- Sound as a distraction
Students making their own hypothesis
Lesson 2 - 3
Coding and testing (have a successful file prepared ... just in case)
- Using the micro:Bit as a timer and LED flash indicator and display
Lesson 4 - 5
- Mean, mode, median, box and whisker plots
- Outliers and error bars
Collecting and compiling data
Exchange results between class and classes
Writing up results
Comparing results using plots to compare male/female, glasses/no glasses, sound/no sound
- A3 Poster
- Revisit student’s original perception
Researching left and right brain
- Using light trigger
- Sound trigger
- Colour trigger
Did the sexes react differently to different triggers?
Which side of the brain did your activities use?
Transfer results between micro:Bits to compare results and indicates win