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Modeling the Four-Chamber Heart for the TI-Nspire CX

Modeling the Four-Chamber Heart for the TI-Nspire CX

Verlag: Texas Instruments Inc.

Texas Instruments Inc., Frederick Fotsch

Fach: BiologyComputer ScienceSTEM

Schlagwörter

Students model the electrical activity of a four-chamber heart using coding, LED's and Play-Doh, an electrically conductive modeling compound.

Build a four-chambered heart

Students will design a model of a four-chambered heart

Concepts in project

Heart anatomy and HomeostasisCoding concepts:
Calculation of rates (beats per minute)Loops
Feedback and control systemConditional Statements
Temperature sensor inputVariables
LED and sound output 

 

Unit 1: Blood Circulation (The Plumber)

Designed for middle school and high school life science.

Download Teacher Document PDF   link   Word Doc  link

Download Student Document PDF   link   Word Doc  link

Download the Student Build Sheet PDF   link

Download TI-Nspire TNS Program File   link

Download Teacher Editable Word Document (Optional)   link

 

Unit 2: How the Heart Beats (The Electrician)

Advanced activity designed for high school anatomy and physiology or AP Biology.

Download Teacher Document PDF   link   Word Doc  link

Download Student Document PDF   link   Word Doc  link

Download the Student Build Sheet PDF   link

Download TI-Nspire TNS Program File   link

Electrical conductance and EKG animations (Youtube video) link

Download Human Heart 3D Print Zipped Files (Optional)   link

 

Learn to do the project yourself

Download Learn to do the project PDF    link

  

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