Software for “Making the Most of the Micro - Getting Down to Basics”
This is the BBC Micro software used in the programme. The programs can be run in your browser. Select one and then follow the on-screen instructions.
Runs an classroom additions test where the two numbers to add are shown on the blackboard, and the answers appear by the shading of the pupils being changed to show this answer
Pressing the Space bar will progress you through this software, with fresh addition tests and answers appearing as you press 'Space'
Runs the End title and Lower-Third-Titles software, with this episode's credits set as the data
Select 1 for Lower third Titles or 2 for End Titles, and then press <Space> to run your chosen Titles
Runs a 'guess the word' program
Pressing the Space bar will begin the game and then on-screen guidance will lead you through the game
Runs a simple multiplication test where the two number to multiply are shown, and the answers are checked as 'wrong' or right
Enter your number answer and then press <return> to see whether your answer is wrong or right
Reveals a more sophisticated multiplication test program listing for 3 'trys' and for 25 children
Pressing the Space bar will progress you through the reveal of this software's listing
Runs an on-screen 'Sticks' graphic, creating a pleasing line pattern with beeps
This program self-runs without need for user input