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JP's IoT Deep Dive Boot Camp Mid Term Project 2 Biosphere

The Space Biosphere is "Smart" Plant watering system with Internet Dashboard for Remote Automation and Sensor monitoring.

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JP's IoT Deep Dive Boot Camp Mid Term Project 2 Biosphere

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Particle Photon
Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
Adafruit Monochrome 1.3" 128x64 OLED graphic display
Gravity: I2C BME280 Environmental Sensor
DFRobot Gravity: I2C BME280 Environmental Sensor
Grove - Capacitive Soil Moisture Sensor
Seeed Studio Grove - Capacitive Soil Moisture Sensor
Grove - Dust Sensor(PPD42NS)
Seeed Studio Grove - Dust Sensor(PPD42NS)
Grove - Air quality sensor v1.3
Seeed Studio Grove - Air quality sensor v1.3
2N3906 Emitter follower Relay
Adafruit submersible water pump

Software apps and online services

Adafruit.IO Dash

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Laser cutter (generic)
Laser cutter (generic)
Bambu 3D Printer
Dremel rotary tool


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Custom parts and enclosures

JP_MidTerm_Plant Biosphere Adobe Illustrator Art

Custom made acrylic Io"T"errarium enclosure AI file for Laser etching/cutting.

Space BioSphere Acrylic Terrarium Enclosure

The Acrylic Enclosure was created with the EpiLaser using graphics produced in Adobe Illustrator.

JP_MidTerm_Plant Flower Pot Parts

Solid Works 3D printed Flower pot and Base files

JP_MidTerm_Plant Terrarium Bottom

JP Mid Term #2 Terrarium Bottom Solid Works 3d file.

JP_MidTerm_Plant Water Pipe Connectors

Solidworks 3d water pipe assembly "L" shaped connectors & Tube Holder allowing smooth water flow from the pump through the irrigation tube to the flower pot.

JP_MidTerm_ Plant Terrarium water tub

Terrarium Water Tub insert for Flow pot water pump housing.

Base of the Space BioSphere system with 3D printed components.

8 Unique custom printed pieces were created in developing the Space BioSphere project


Breadboard with Photon 2 and OLED w/ LED's etc.

The OLED displays 10 values dived into 2 screens with a "Pump On!" screen when the pump is activated remotely (Adafruit.IO Dashboard) or through the automated code function.

JP_MidTerm_Plant Fritzing Schematic

Fritzing Bread Board Schematic

JP_MidTerm_Plant Fritzing Breadboard

Fritzing Breadboard parts layout


Main Void Loop Code Flowchart with description of functions.



JP_MidTerm_Plant project code


JP Funk

JP Funk

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