Internet of Things (IoT) for Kids

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The Internet of things curriculum has specially been designed for students for grade 7+  to introduce them to the wonders of IoT, home automation, and plant health monitoring through exciting hands-on STEM activities and projects.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this curriculum, students will have a basic understanding of IoT, home automation and plant health monitoring. The activities in this curriculum, focusing on experiential learning, will help them develop skills such as DIY-ing, problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, and teamwork.

Learning Hours

Curriculum Lesson Plan

Module 1: Internet of Things Basics

Lesson 1.1: IoT – Send Data to Cloud using ESP8266

Lesson 1.2: IoT – Retrieve Data from Cloud using ESP8266

Lesson 1.3: IoT – Getting Weather Data from Internet

Module 2: Home Automation

DHT Sensor

Lesson 2.1: Publishing Temperature and Humidity on Internet

Soil MoistureSensor

Lesson 2.2: Soil Moisture Sensor

Lesson 2.3: Detecting Motion with PIR Sensor

Voice Controlled Light Bulb

Lesson 2.4: Relay Module

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Lesson 2.5: Home Automation using Voice Commands


Lesson 2.6: Touch Switchboard

What will you need to Conduct this Curriculum?


STEM Classroom Bundle

The perfect Starter Package for schools to implement STEM, electronics, and robotics education.


PictoBlox Software

Graphical Programming Software for kids to make games, animation, and program robots. 

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Dabble Ap

Smartphone app that lets you control the projects wirelessly.

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