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Emotional Finch

Show the Finch’s emotional state!

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Demonstrate the Finch’s emotional state by displaying an emoji  on the micro:bit LED screen and combining it with beak and tail LED colors that fit the emoji. 

INTERMEDIATE: Level 2

Set the micro:bit display and turn on the beak and tail LEDs. The LEDs do not all have to be on at the same time.

ADVANCED: Level 3

Use the light or distance sensors in Level 3 to initiate an “emotion” in Finch.

INTEGRATION

This activity could be informed by such topics as color psychology, non-verbal communication, facial expressions, human-centered design, and more.