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Python Smart Garden

Bands: Years 7-8

Duration: 4-5 weeks

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

Learn how to program a BBC micro:bit using Python — no experience required. Learn the basics of programming in Python 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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Blockly Smart Garden

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