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Blockly Smart Garden

Duration: 4-5 weeks (8-15 hours)

Learn about the BBC micro:bit while creating your own super-sensing Smart Garden!

Learn how to program a BBC micro:bit using Blockly — no experience required. Learn the basics of programming in Blockly with our full BBC micro:bit simulator. Create a Smart Garden device to monitor the health of your plants, measuring temperature and wiring up a simple soil moisture sensor.

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