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Collect and Share data to Collaborate through Thingful

One great way to engage students with sensor data is by giving them the opportunity to create and measure data themselves. By measuring something, for example temperature around; classroom, home, and even in their neighbourhood – would help them to not only understand something about it, but more importantly it […]

Planning a data collection – sensors

Hints and tips for collecting data: When collecting humidity data you should also collect temperature data from the same place at the same time. Temperature change has a big impact on relative humidity, so your data analysis needs to allow for  this. If you are investigating the effect of plant transpiration on […]

How to use the Exploratory

To use the Exploratory to get data from connected devices is as simple as following the next 7 steps Go to the Exploratory page (Insert Link) The firs way to get data is to pick it by location using the map and following the links provided in the map. This is […]

About the Internet of Things

What is the Internet of Things? Data is being gathered all around us all the time, whether it be a weather station monitoring rainfall, streetlamps that turn on when the light level gets too low or carbon dioxide levels in urban areas. The Internet of Things, so to speak, joins the […]

IoST Singapore

We have recently been commissioned by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) to carry out an Internet of School Things project in Singapore. The project is being run on a similar model to Project Distance and will involve equipping Singaporean schools with loggers and sensors so that they can […]

IoST Peterborough

In 2014 Peterborough decided to launch a “smart city” initiative, part of which involved contracting ScienceScope to install 25 air quality weather stations in schools across the city. Not only does the project allow schools to benefit from having their own weather station and the enhancement that brings to education, but, as the data is freely […]