top of page

Smart City Kit Teaching Resources

Home / Teaching Resources / Smart City Kit Teaching Resources

Course Introduction

The smart city course is used to teach smart cities and Internet of Things (IoT) to students. The target students are from Primary 4 to Secondary 6. After completing this course, student are able to gain a deeper understanding of smart cities and IoT and programming skills. There are 3 levels for different students:

  • Primary Level-10.5 hours (16 lessons)

  • Secondary Level-13.5 hours (20 lessons)

  • Comprehensive Level-21.5 hours (20 lessons)

Course Intended Learning Outcomes

leesmarthon_Smart City_rev (1).png
  1. Gain a deeper understanding of smart cities and their elements.

  2. Comprehend the basics of the Internet of Things and its various applications.

  3. Develop an increased proficiency in the micro:bit coding.

  4. Understand the IoT communication technology through ThingSpeak, IFTTT, App Control, Cloud Control and even O2O communication.

Course Overview

  • In total, there are 5 units. The Units are as follows: Smart City I, Smart City II, Internet of Things I, Group Project, Presentation.

  • There is 1 Advanced Unit + 2 Optional Units.

  • The Courseware will include complete and detailed (i) Course outline,  (ii) teacher notes and (iii) lesson plans for each lesson, and (iv) labsheets for software set up and case building tutorials.

  • The Final Assignment of the students will involve them combining several projects that they have built into one big city.

1螢幕截圖 2022-01-04 上午11.09.53 拷貝.png
Image by Bermix Studio

​For Teachers

Different course materials are prepared for you to teach the lessons smoothly.

螢幕截圖 2021-12-29 下午6.48.27.png

Teacher Notes

In teacher notes, extra information on smart city case applications is provided for teaching which can give students understanding of smart city and IoT. Videos of real-life examples are included to show students how technology works in daily life. 

圖片 2.png

Lesson Plan

The lesson plan in each unit states the overall teaching flow, activities and materials needed. Teachers can take as references to plan their lessons. They can also adjust their lesson content on their own.

圖片 3.png

Grading Sheets

Designed Grading sheets are provided to assess students’ performance effectively. Different criteria are listed for assessment reference. For secondary level, peer evaluation sheets are added.

圖片 4.png

Course Outline

The course outline includes lesson plans for the teacher. Apart from core units, we also suggest advanced units and optional units, helping teachers to plan lessons according to their needs.

course guide.png

Course Guide

The course guide introduces the content of each document. It also suggests teaching flow as a reference and explains the curriculum differences between levels 

Image by Kelly Sikkema

For Students

Helping students learn IoT and STEM effectively with designed materials.


Student Notes

The lab sheets list the detailed assembly steps and clear programming instructions for students to build up the case scenarios. In the end of the lab sheets, there are questions to help students summarize the knowledge they have learnt in the smart city cases. In the group project assignment, project guidelines with grading rubrics are given to students finishing the project.  



Extra information on IoT related applications are introduced which teaches students using those applications.



The worksheets help students brainstorm and discuss their dream smart city.

Download Free Lesson Sample

Get A Sample Lesson!

Thanks for submitting!

bottom of page