The inter disciplinary learning (IDL) challenge we have set ourselves is can we create a quiz show style buzzer system for end of year events. This could be game show style or quizzes or spelling bees.
Combining design and manufacture, art, physics and computing science – can we build, design, code and test our own custom built solution?
The Secondary pupils at BJHS are on the case – we have made the units and fixed in the giant buttons. We have also been trying similar (smaller) versions coded up in Python. Now to put it all together, albeit on a bigger scale. Let’s see if we can do it!
Paul Thomson is a full time member of the Unst community, Retained Firefighter with Scottish Fire & Rescue Service and Head Teacher at Baltasound Junior High School (the UK's most northerly school) and Fetlar Primary School.