Code Your Own Rainbow Message of Hope

Code a rainbow message of hope to display in your window to show your support for the NHS and the fight against Covid-19. This challenge is ongoing during lockdown so please do join in and share your message!

There are three options: to code a simple rainbow shape or an LED or Neopixel rainbow display.

Download our detailed Science Oxford Challenge¬†instruction sheet to get you started. There are three options to code a simple rainbow shape or a LED or Neopixel rainbow display. You don’t need a micro:bit for all of them.

Age group: 7 to adult

What you will need: laptop, USB cable, Micro:bit, battery pack, 4 crocodile clips, common cathode RGB LED, strip of 8 neopixels, edge connector, connecting wires

Share your challenge with us…

Show us what you came up with on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram and tag: @scienceoxford #scienceoxfordchallenge #scienceathome or email [email protected].

If you enjoyed this challenge you might like our Creative Computing Club when we reopen.