Listening - Using sensors and data loggers for agriculture
Lesson idea. Delta-T, a Cambridgeshire company supplying plant and environment monitoring equipment, including data loggers, to plant growers and researchersm introduces the several ways to measure the amount of soil moisture and explains how important this is to save water.
Teaching approach. This resource was made for general public interest but may find use as enrichment material for science, technology and geography. (edit)
|Title||Listening to scientists - Using sensors and data loggers for agriculture|
Developing an awareness of how instrumentation is used in agricultural research.
|Format / structure|
Audio podcast (mp3) - 13 minutes
[[Resources/Secondary|Secondary]], [[Resources/Science|Science]], [[Resources/Cross-curricular|Cross-curricular]]
|Age of students / grade|
[[Resources/14+ years|14+ years]], [[Resources/Secondary|Secondary]]
Edited from The Science Show on Cambridge 105 FM
|Files and resources to view and download|
Questions and prompts are available here here