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Measuring Distance

Measure the distance between black lines!

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MATERIALS

  • Large sheets of white paper
  • Black electrical tape to make two black lines
  • The lines should be about 2.5 cm wide

INTERMEDIATE: Add Sensors

Required Lessons: Sensor Overview, Conditional Statements, Encoders

Use the Finch encoders to measure the distance between two black lines and then display this distance for the user.

In Snap! and BirdBlox, display the distance on the screen of the computer or tablet.
In MakeCode, display the distance on the screen of the micro:bit.