Activity 01.04: Robotic Animation

Goal: Create an animation using the LED screen.

Success Criteria:

  • The micro:bit runs the program with no errors
  • You turn on at least one LED using the setLED() function
  • Your micro:bit sleeps at least once
  • You clear the LED screen at least once


  • Take a look at this demo
  • Use the documentation
  • Fill in the blanks below


  • Draw a heart, and have the animation make it grow and shrink
  • Draw a star, and have the animation make it spin
  • Make the animation change faster
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