Wally the Walrus and the Great Storm – Library Edition


The participants follow Wally on his journey, helping him overcome challenges by programming Morse code with a micro:bit while learning about the environment and the history of telecommunications.

Topics covered
General objectives
  • To know the universe of Wally and the GénieSphère.
  • To know the history of walruses in Canada. To visualize the history of walruses in Canada.
  • To know the history of Morse code and the use of signals to communicate
  • To visualize the history of signal communication and the creation of the telegraph.
  • To become aware of programming
  • Learn about programming concepts
  • Familiarize students with the micro:bit hardware and the MakeCode platform
  • Discover new vocabulary
  • To make students aware of the use of Morse code call for help messages
  • Discover new vocabulary

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