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January 22, 2016 AT 11:00 am

How to create a plant watering robot using a Raspberry Pi, an Arduino and a moisture sensor #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Wiggle It! Year 3 Students use a moisture sensor to wiggle a robot arm. from Re-Dock on Vimeo.

Make a plant watering robot with Raspberry Pi, Arduino and a moisture sensor. via plantsandrobots

This guide will show you how to make a robot that feeds a plant when it’s soil is dry.

It is aimed at children aged 7 and over, but under 10’s might want to ask an adult to help set up.

You will need…

A Raspberry pi, with ‘Scratch 4 Arduino’ installed
An Arduino with the Scratch4Arduino Arduino sketch installed
An led light
A moisture sensor
A Servo Motor
Some Jumper Leads

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