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Internet of things (IoT)

A step ahead into home automation with engineering activities for kids

Curriculum Lesson Plan

Section 1 - Internet of Things Basics

Most of today’s top income professions require STEM skills.

1.1 - IoT – Send Data to Cloud using ESP8266

Basics of Internet of things (IoT) and how to send data to the cloud (ThingSpeak) using ESP8266 Wi-Fi module.

1.2 - IoT – Retrieve Data from Cloud using ESP8266

How to get retrieve data from ThingSpeak (Cloud) in an IoT system using evive and ESP8266?

1.3 - IoT – Getting Weather Data from Internet

How to get the weather data for a location using API requests from OpenWeatherMaps API?

Curriculum Lesson Plan

Section 2 - Home Automation

Most of today’s top income professions require STEM skills.

2.1 - Publishing Temperature and Humidity on Internet

Publish temperature and humidity data on ThingSpeak (Internet) using DHT11 sensor, evive, and ESP8266.

2.2 - Soil Moisture Sensor

Use a PIR Motion sensor to detect the movement or presence of a human in the room.

2.3 - Detecting Motion with PIR Sensor

How to get the weather data for a location using API requests from OpenWeatherMaps API?

2.4 - Relay Module

Basics of the relay module, its working principle, and circuitry. Make a project to control the light bulb using evive and relay.

2.5 - Home Automation using Voice Commands

Make a voice-activated light bulb using evive, Dabble and relay module and do home automation.

2.6 - Touch Switchboard

Make a capacitive touch-based switchboard which controls the light bulb by touching fruits.