What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?
The Internet of Things can give access to the data from millions of devices. This animated tutorial from IBM’s Think Academy explains how it works, using the example context of driving a car, outlining potential benefits.
This animated tutorial from IBM’s Think Academy gives further illustration of how in this instance using IoT technology can benefit a manufacturing setting, bringing increased quality, safety and efficiency.
Introduction to the Internet of Things.
IBM’s Activity Kit ‘Introduction to the Internet of Things’ is aimed at students aged 11-14 and is a roughly one hour session. You can find more details and download the resources here.
- Presentation and activity files to guide the discussion and exercise with the students.
- Video: How it Works: Internet of Things (3:38mins). From the IBM Think Academy
- IBM developerWorks TV has videos that may help you engage students on STEM topics:
- Frequently Asked Questions about volunteer activity kits