Plant science; introduction to Arduino and circuitry; binary code and conditionals; integration of sensors and displays.
Students Take Home
Their very own potted plant, complete with their plant monitoring system.
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) support for 2nd grade learners:
Performance Expectations Arrangement(s):
2-LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
2-LS4: Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
2-LS2-1: Plan and conduct an investigation to determine if plants need sunlight and water to grow.
2-LS2-2: Develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.
2-LS4-1: Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.