The Digital Die

1 Badge criteria guidance


  • Below guidance has been provided for the award of badges.
Criteria Silver Gold Platinum
Random Number Generation Explain how computers produce random numbers Explain how environmental factors can help to produce pseudorandom numbers  
Pull Down Resistors Understand the need for a voltage regulator Understand the causes of a floating pin and how it is resolved Demonstrate a floating pin on a breadboard
Programming a Die Understand the physical layout of the pins on a GENIE chip Program a digital die Program a digital die without using the built in random number generator
Soldering Solder your componenets neatly to the board Add neat flying wires to attach your LEDs Upload and run your program
Housing Assembly Assemble your digital die board into a housing    
Cheating     Write a program that enables you to fix the die roles.