Automated Hydroponics System

Create a sustainable way to farm agriculture by building and coding an automated hydroponic system that can measure soil moisture levels and automatically pump water to the plant.

Big Idea

In this course, you’ll explore sustainable farming solutions and discover how to grow food in an eco-friendly way. You’ll learn about irrigation systems and vertical farming, and how they’re changing the way we produce food. It’s an exciting opportunity to understand the importance of sustainable agriculture and its benefits, as well as the challenges we face. Get ready to embark on a fascinating journey into the world of farming!

Take Action!

This hands-on project will allow you to demonstrate your technical and creative skills. You will design and build an automated irrigation system for vertical farming. You will use technology and apply science and engineering concepts to make a real impact on sustainable agriculture. This project will be a great opportunity to use your skills to make a difference in the world!


  • 1 x Climate Action Kit
  • 1 x micro:bit
  • Building Blocks
  • Computer with access to Microsoft MakeCode