Public Program

Grow-Tech: Agricultural Innovation

Through the use of sensors, technology, students are introduced to the ever-growing Agriculture based Internet of Things (IoT) industry.

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Grow-Tech: Agricultural Innovation


3 days


Bendigo Tech School


No sessions currently scheduled

Learning Program Overview

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Students build internet-connected objects by following step-by-step activities which teach them to code through a web based integrated development environment (IDE) and cloud-based dashboards. Students also learn to control objects remotely through an intuitive plug-and-play connection.

All activities adopt a learning-by-doing approach, through which students acquire knowledge by constructing fully functional solutions. These provide students with an understanding of advanced technology and how it works.


Main Curriculum Focus:

  • Science
  • Technologies
  • Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Personal and Social Capability
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Ethical Capability
  • VCE (Agricultural and Horticultural Studies, Applied Computing, Systems Engineering)


Technology Utilised:

  • Internet of Things (IoT) devices,
  • Integrated Development Environment (IDE)


Student Outcomes:

  • Build internet-connected objects using IDE, remotely control objects using a digital IoT Dashboard, and access real-time data through IoT Cloud.
  • Learn about the life-cycle of plants/agriculture through internet-connected sensors/ devices.
  • Develop an understanding of how IoT devices can positively impact agriculture in the local area.


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03 5444 7113
Level 3, Engineering & Technology Building,
La Trobe University,
Sharon Street, Flora Hill