Age range: 11-14 | 14-16
Duration: 0-29 mins
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  • D&T
  • Physics

Sensors

Introduction to sensors and their applications in today’s world

The role of smart sensors in our everyday lives is becoming increasingly fundamental. The Smart Sensor Communications topic focuses on what smart sensors are, how they are being used today and how they can be innovative in the future.

Activity info, teachers' notes and curriculum links

An engaging starter activity introducing students to sensors and their applications in today's world. Students learn how sensors can be used to detect changes in the environment and how they can be used as part of a monitoring or control system.

The activity sheet includes teacher notes, guidance, useful web links, and links (where appropriate) to the national curriculum in each of the four devolved UK nations; England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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