Build a solar powered sensor that lights up when your plant needs water. Learn about solar power. Make circuits. Get messy with plaster-of-paris.
Learn to build functional circuits and sensors – Make the sensor using plaster and a circuit.
Intro to solar technology – Twist the wires together to build the solar panels and attach to your favourite plant.
Perfect for caring kids – looking after plants is fun! The light will flash when the plant’s thirst needs quenching!
Feedback that feeds plants
Using solar panels, a few electronic components, and getting your hands dirty with plaster-of-paris, build a sensor that lights up when your plant needs water. It’s the perfect introduction to building circuits, learning about sensors and solar power.
Mr Mole's Marvellous Ideas
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Larry's Learning Outcomes
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