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Moisture Sensor

Make a microcontroller using a micro:bit to sense when your plant needs watering. This project was part of Moonhack 2020.

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Microbit moisture

What you will learn

  • Physical computing skills
  • Add code to detect moisture levels

What you will need

  • BBC micro:bit and power sources
  • Soil moisture sensor
  • Pot plant

Supporting material

Curriculum alignment for this project

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