Materials List: Design Your Own Pedometer!

Note: fabric and adhesives are suggestions, but by no means represent an exhaustive list; feel free to get creative!

  • micro:bit Go kit (cable, battery pack and 2 AAA batteries included), per group available online
  • computer running Windows, OS X, or Linux
  • Microsoft MakeCode Online Access
  • clothing fabric, 30 cm x 10 cm, per group (old t-shirts work well)
  • denim fabric, 30 cm x 10 cm, per group
  • Velcro with adhesive backing, 5 cm x 5 cm per group
  • double-sided tape, 22 cm x 5 cm, per group
  • ruler and pen
  • scissors
  • smartphone or device with access to a step counter app; examples: Google Fit, Leap Fitness Step Counter and Pedometer & MyFitnessPal (Android)/ Pacer Pedometer & Step Tracker, Stepz & Accupedo (Apple), FitBit
  • KLEWS Chart
  • Engineering Design Process Worksheet