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Mood Ring for TI-Nspire CX

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:  Informatik  MINT

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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

Inequalities

Feedback and Control systems

Temperature sensor input

Color LED output

Coding Concepts:

  Loops

  Conditional Statements

  Variables

 

Digital Mood Ring Project Downloads

Teacher Document   PDF  link  Word doc  link

Student Document   PDF  link  Word doc  link

TI-Nspire TNS Program file   link

TI-Nspire TNS Explore Color Science Concepts 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 yourself

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

 

  

Setting up

Update your TI-Nspire CX family handheld, TI-Nspire computer software and TI-Innovator sketch link

 Download a step-by-step guide to updating your TI-Innovator Hub   PDF link 

 

Own project equipment

Here is information for budget requests and grant proposals.

Download a PDF listing the equipment needs for each TI-Innovator Hub Project  link

See a list of TI Instructional Product Dealers and request a quote  link 

 

See other projects at www.TIstemProjects.com

Contact STEM-team@ti.com with questions or comments about the project.

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