Mood Ring for TI-84 Plus CE (OS 5.3 and above)
Bring science and coding together (no coding experience necessary) while developing a mood ring! The science of color mixing is explored while determining the right body temperature thresholds.
Author: Texas Instruments Inc.
Topic: Computer Science , STEM
Make a Mood Ring
This project is a fun way to begin your STEM and coding journey
Students create a system to control the color of an LED-based on the temperature of their finger.
Science of Color
Feedback and Control systems
Temperature sensor input
Color LED output
Digital Mood Ring Project Downloads
Teacher Document PDF link Word doc link
Student Document PDF link Word doc link
TI-84 Plus CE .8XP Programs in Zip File link
Teacher Background Resources (optional) PDF link Powerpoint ppt link
Compound Inequalities Worksheet (optional) PDF link Word doc link
Compound Inequalities Example Solution (optional) PDF link
Learn to do the project
Download Learn to do the project PDF link
View step-by-step Youtube videos link
Important Programming Concepts and Calculator Skills in the Digital Mood Ring Project link
Set up your equipment
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
Download a step-by-step guide to updating your TI-Innovator Hub PDF link
Own project equipment
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