Pet Car Alarm System for TI-84 Plus CE (OS 5.3 and above)
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.
Author: Texas Instruments Inc.
Topic: Biology , Computer Science , STEM
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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.
Homeostasis of mammals
Temperature scale conversion
Multiple inputs / outputs
Feedback and Control system
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Display Table of internal auto temperatures vs. time link
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