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Pet Car Alarm System for TI-84 Plus CE (OS 5.3 and above)

Pet Car Alarm System for TI-84 Plus CE (OS 5.3 and above)

Texas Instruments Inc.

Topic: BiologyComputer ScienceSTEM

Tags

Pets suffer when left unattended in a car on a sunny day. Understand the science behind the greenhouse effect. Use math, computer programming and engineering to design a pet-smart alarm system.

Save a Pet

Design a car alarm system that protects pets from overheating.

Students create a system to measure temperature and the presence of a magnetic field to trigger an alarm.

 Greenhouse Effect

Homeostasis of mammals

Temperature scale conversion

Multiple inputs / outputs

Feedback and Control system

Coding concepts:

  Loops

  Conditional Statements

  Variables

 

Project Resources

Download Teacher Document PDF link  Word Doc  link

Download Student Document PDF link  Word Doc  link

 

Download Zipped file of TI-84 Plus CE .8XP program files for all project challenges link

Download TI-84 Plus CE .8XP program file for the final challenge link

 

Images

Display Image of sun rays striking automobile link

Display Table of internal auto temperatures vs. time link

Display Image of example Pet Car Alarm Project  link

Display Image of TI-Innovator Hub set-up diagram for Pet Car Alarm Project link

 

Learn to do the project yourself

Download Learn to do the project PDF link

 

Setting up

NEW September 2019: Update your TI-84 Plus CE, TI SmartView CE emulator software and TI-Innovator sketch link

Download a tutorial on using the TI Connect CE software for program editing and transferring files to and from your calculator  PDF link  

TI-Innovator White LED PDF link

 

See other projects at www.TIstemProjects.com

Contact stem-team@ti.com with questions or comments.

 

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