The traffic light just turned green. Hit the gas and accelerate! That's what this little sensor called an accelerometer will measure:

You can also generate acceleration by shaking the BBC micro:bit. This will let you do things like have parts of your program start only when the board is shaken. Like shaking dice or something.

This guide was first published on Aug 27, 2017. It was last updated on Aug 27, 2017.
This page (Accelerometer) was last updated on Oct 03, 2020.