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Digital Mood Ring - TI-Nspire CXII Python

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.

Publisher: Texas Instruments Inc.

Topic:  Informatik  MINT

Tags  Programmieren ,  Programmierung ,  Python ,  MINT ,  TI-Innovator

 

Mood Ring Project

Learn about the science of color. 

Write a Python program on the TI-Nspire CXII calculator using the TI-Innovator Hub.

Create a feedback and control system.

 

See a quick overview of the project and meet the author team (video link)

 

Getting ready

Follow these step-by-step videos.

1. Learn about the TI-Nspire CXII calculator (video link)

2. Write your first Python program on the TI-Nspire CXII (video link)

 

Interested in exploring more Python?

Check out the TI 10 Minutes of Code for Python lessons. (web link)

 

See How Mood Rings Work (video link)

 

Download Student TI-Nspire Files

Part 1:  Exploring the science of color (download link)

Part 2:  Coding your ring (download link)

 

Student Mood Ring program planning table PDF (download link)

 

Part 1: Exploring the science of color

Challenge 1 Getting Started: Using the Color LED (video link)

Activity 1 Exploring Color Mixing (video link)

Challenge 2 Coding the Secondary Colors (video link)

Challenge 3 Coding White and Shades of Gray (video link)

Activity 2 The Electromagnetic Spectrum (video link)

Activity 3 Finding Your Favorite Color (video link)

Challenge 4 Coding Your Favorite Color (video link)

Activity 4 and  Challenge 5 Coding the Mood Ring Colors (video link)

Activity 5 How does an LED Work (video link)

 

Part 2: Coding your ring

Challenge 6 and Challenge 7 Coding the Moods (video link)

Challenge 8 Using the Temperature Sensor (video link)

Activity 10 Temperature and Heat (video link)

Challenge 9 Going in Loops (video link)

Challenge 10 Making Decisions (video link)

Challenge 11 Putting it All Together (video link)

 

 

Teacher Resources

Zipped Teacher and Student files (download link)

 

Teacher TI-Nspire Files with solution programs

Part 1:  Exploring the science of color (download link)

Part 2:  Coding your ring (download link)

 

Student TI-Nspire Files

Part 1:  Exploring the science of color (download link)

Part 2:  Coding your ring (download link)

 

Student Mood Ring program planning table PDF (download link)

 

 

See other projects at www.TIstemProjects.com

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

 

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