Plants In Space – Build an Automatic Plant watering System for Your Mars Soil

Subjects: Programming, Design, Electronics, Fluid Physics|

Students will explore technology used in space through the Arduino tool. They will build an automatic watering system that measures soil humidity and waters a plant accordingly. The basics of programming in C++ will be introduced using the Arduino Integrated Development Environment (IDE) software. 

Affordable planetary regolith simulant for the classroom

Download: Teacher’s guide and student worksheetsInstructables with images
Age range: 14 – 19 years old
Keywords: Arduino, Sensor, Servo, Code, Mars, Plants, Automate