Smart Irrigation System for TI-Nspire CX

Students are challenged to use science and technology to design and build a system that utilizes a limited amount of water in a “smart” way to grow crops.

Autor: Texas Instruments Inc.

Fach:  MINT

Schlagwörter  Biologie ,  Programmieren ,  Ökologie ,  Ökosystem ,  Elektrizitätslehre ,  Ingenieurswissenschaften ,  Umwelt ,  Einfluss auf die Umwelt ,  Landwirtschaft ,  Nahrungsmittel ,  Greentech ,  Boden ,  MINT ,  Temperatur ,  TI-Innovator

Conserve Water

Design a system that optimizes the use of water for growing plants.

Students create a system that monitors humidity, temperature, soil moisture, and light to control an irrigation pump.

Water Cycle
Soil Composition
Interpreting Graphs
Power Control System
Coding Concepts
  Conditional Statements


Demonstration video  link


Project Resources

Download Teacher Document PDF link   Word Doc  link

Download Student Document PDF  link   Word Doc  link

Download Zipped file of TI-Nspire TNS program files for all project challenges link

Download TI-Nspire TNS program file for the final challenge link

Download TI-Nspire TNS program file to calibrate pump link



Display Image of example Smart Irrigation System Project link

Display Image of TI-Innovator Hub set-up diagram for Smart Irrigation Project link


Learn to do the project yourself

Download Learn to do the project PDF 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 


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