IoT – Send Data to Cloud using ESP8266

IoT Extension
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Lesson Overview

Students will learn the following things:

  • What is the Internet?
  • What is the Internet of Things?
  • Classification of Things with examples.
  • What is ThingSpeak?
  • Activity: Publishing sensor data on the cloud for monitoring application using an evive & ESP8266.

Material Required

1 set of the following material per group of 3-5 students:

Lesson Outline

Internet - 10 minutes
Internet of Things - 20 minutes
  • Definition
  • What is a Thing in IoT?
  • Classification of Things
    • Things that collect information and then send it.

    • Things that receive information and then act on it.

    • Things that do both.

ThingSpeak - 20 minutes
  • What is ThingSpeak?
  • Create an account on ThingSpeak.
Activity - 70 minutes

To publish sensor data on the cloud for monitoring application using an evive & ESP8266:

  • Create a channel on ThingSpeak.
  • Connect ESP8266 to evive.
  • Explore the IoT blocks in PictoBlox from the Internet of Things Extension.
  • Creating the program in evive.
  • Uploading and debuging.

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