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Smart Irrigation System for TI-Nspire CX

Smart Irrigation System for TI-Nspire CX

Texas Instruments Inc.

Topic: STEM


Students are challenged to use science and technology to design and build a system that utilizes a limited amount of water in a “smart” way to grow crops.

Conserve Water

Design a system that optimizes the use of water for growing plants.

Students create a system that monitors humidity, temperature, soil moisture, and light to control an irrigation pump.

Water Cycle
Soil Composition
Interpreting Graphs
Power Control System
Coding Concepts
  Conditional Statements


Project Resources

Download Teacher Document PDF  link   Word Doc  link

Download Student Document PDF  link   Word Doc  link

Download Zipped file of TI-Nspire TNS program files for all project challenges link

Download TI-Nspire TNS program file for the final challenge link

Download TI-Nspire TNS program file to calibrate pump link



Display Image of example Smart Irrigation System Project link

Display Image of TI-Innovator Hub set-up diagram for Smart Irrigation Project link


Learn to do the project yourself

Download Learn to do the project PDF link


Setting up

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