Thirsty Plants

ThirstyPlant_3449493k[The Telegraph, a UK newspaper, showcased 10 examples of innovative digital design at the London Design Festival. Here is only educational selection – a  DIY maker kit for kids, designed by educational startup Technology Will Save Us. The startup has a great list of resources and projects that can be used anywhere in the world.]

The kit teaches users to make their own moisture sensor out of plaster of paris and nails. Twist together your circuit and power it all with a solar panel that will tell an LED to flash when your plants need watering. I bet we can have students come up with something even better. 

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