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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.

Verlag: Texas Instruments Inc.

Fach:  Physik

Schlagwörter  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 (watch video)

Getting Ready

Download Student Files

Part 1:  Exploring the science of color Student TI-Nspire (download .tns file)

Part 2:  Coding your ring Student TI-Nspire (download .tns file)

Student Handout Part 1:  Exploring the science of color

Student Handout Part 2:  Coding your ring

Python Syntax Quick Reference for Mood Ring Project (download .pdf file)

Student Mood Ring program planning table (download .pdf file)

Follow these step-by-step videos.

1.[S][C][Q] Learn about the TI-Nspire CXII calculator (watch video ~6 min)

2.[S][C](optional) Write your first Python program on the TI-Nspire CXII (watch video ~12 min)

Interested in exploring more Python?

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

(optional) See How Mood Rings Work (watch video)

Part 1: Exploring the science of color

[S][C][Q] Coding Challenge 1 Getting Started: Using the Color LED (watch video ~13 min)

[S](optional) Explore More: What is up with 255? (watch video ~9 min)

[S][C][Q] Science Activity 1 Exploring Color Mixing (watch video ~8 min)

[S][C][Q] Coding Challenge 2 Coding the Secondary Colors (watch video ~14 min)

[S] Coding Challenge 3 Coding White and Shades of Gray (watch video ~10 min)

[S](optional)  Explore More: The temperature of white light (watch video ~13 min)

[S][C] Science Activity 2 The Electromagnetic Spectrum (watch video ~13 min)

[S][C] Science Activity 3 Finding Your Favorite Color (watch video ~7 min)

[S](optional)  Explore More: What is up with Indigo? (watch video ~11 min)

[S][C] Coding Challenge 4 Coding Your Favorite Color (watch video ~6 min)

[S][C] Science Activity 4 and  Coding Challenge 5 Coding the Mood Ring Colors (watch video ~16 min)

Deeper dive into the science of color

[S] Science Activity 5 How does an LED Work (watch video ~17 min)

[S] Science Activity 6 How the Human Eye Works (watch video ~4 min)

[S] Science Activity 7 The Physics of White Light (watch video ~6 min)

[S] Science Activity 8 Color Perception (watch video ~6 min)

[S] Science Activity 9 Art and Technology (watch video ~9 min)

Part 2: Coding your ring

[S][C] Coding Challenges 6 and 7 Displaying the Mood Messages (watch video ~12  min)

[S][C] Coding Challenge 8 Using the Temperature Sensor (watch video ~22 min)

[S][C] Science Activity 10 Temperature and Heat (watch video ~7 min)

[S][C] Coding Challenge 9 Going in Loops (watch video ~20 min)

[S][C] Coding Challenge 10 Making Decisions (watch video ~31 min)

[S][C][Q] Coding Challenge 11 Putting it All Together (watch video ~15 min)

Note: For Challenge 11 Quick version run the complete code example at the end of the student file.

Project Versions

[S] STEM and coding full version (~6 hours of class time) (download .PDF file Copy-Paste links to make assignments)

[C] Coding focused version (~4 hours of class time) (download .PDF file Copy-Paste links to make assignments)

[Q] Quick version (~1 hour of class time)  (download .PDF file Copy-Paste links to make assignments)

Resources

All Teacher and Student files Zipped (download .zip file)

Teacher Files

Part 1:  Exploring the science of color Teacher (download .pdf file) Word (download .doc file)

Part 2:  Coding your ring Teacher (download .pdf file) Word (download .doc file)

Python Syntax Quick Reference for Mood Ring Project (download .pdf file) Word (download .doc file)

Teacher TI-Nspire Files (with example solution programs)

Part 1:  Exploring the science of color Teacher TI-Nspire (download .tns file)

Part 2:  Coding your ring Teacher TI-Nspire (download .tns file)

Student Files

Part 1:  Exploring the science of color Student TI-Nspire (download .tns file)

Part 2:  Coding your ring Student TI-Nspire (download .tns file)

Part 1:  Exploring the science of color Student Handout (download .pdf file) Word (download .doc file)

Part 2:  Coding your ring Student Handout (download .pdf file) Word (download .doc file)

Student Mood Ring program planning table (download .pdf file)

Own project equipment

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