Soil Moisture Sensor

Soil MoistureSensor
Lesson Details
Prerequisites: None
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Lesson Overview

Students will learn the following things:

  • What is a soil moisture sensor?
  • How it works and how to get the moisture level of the soil from the raw reading of the sensor?
  • Circuit diagram of a soil moisture sensor interfaced with evive.
  • Activity: Reading the soil moisture level and displaying it on evive Display.

Material Required

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

Lesson Outline

Soil Moisture Sensor - 25 minutes
  • What is a soil moisture sensor?
  • How does it work?
  • How to get the soil moisture level from the analog reading of the sensor with the formula of conversion.
Circuitry - 10 minutes

Connecting the soil moisture sensor with evive.

Activity - 25 minutes

Program evive to show the moisture level of the soil on evive display.

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