Plant Monitoring Station Robot Unit

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Teach life science concepts alongside math, data collection and coding with the Plant Monitoring Unit, which is a long term investigation project for 4th & 5th graders.

Objective: Students will build a robotic plant monitoring station combining coding and life science!

Each Lesson includes the following elements:

  • Background information & resource links (some to share with students & some for teachers)
  • Introductory questions & information to share with the students
  • Step-by-step procedure for the project
  • Student handouts, charts, worksheets
  • Closure exercises
  • Assessment questions
  • Extension

Time Requirement: 6-8 week long term investigation


  • The Lesson uses Scratch, a beginner drag-and-drop programming language developed at MIT. It is perfect for beginners, and no prior experience is expected or required.

Recommended Grades: 4-5

Main Audience: Classroom

Self-Paced? No

What’s included:

This unit comes in the form of a one-time downloadable PDF with a license for 1 classroom. If you are interested in using this unit school-wide or district-wide, please contact us for that pricing at DexterEd (at)

What else will I need that does not come with this curriculum?

For purchases of 5 or more robots, please see our GrovePi Classroom Kit.