Smart Buildings and the Internet of Things

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Is your building a smart building? Pupils learn what makes a building smart and about the internet of things. After viewing several videos on the topic, they conduct an activity collecting data from sensors and brainstorm ways to improve their school buildings using smart technology.

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Instructional Ideas

  • If the school has a robotics team, have them provide their expertise with sensor equipment
  • Take a field trip to a local smart building, if possible
Classroom Considerations

  • At the very least, you need a set of room thermometers for the activity
Pros

  • Includes an optional writing activity
  • Provides methods to expand and extend the activity based on available equipment
Cons

  • None