Lesson Plan

Detecting Rise in Body Temperature in Human and Animals and its Effects on Health

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Beat the heat using sensors. Scholars research normal body temperatures for humans and a specific animal. In groups, they create sensors that monitor body temperature, as well as the weather. The goal is to reduce the occurrence of heat stroke.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Invite a veterinarian to help with the animal portion of the project
Classroom Considerations
  • Lesson directions suggest the use of the Arduino LilyPad or TI Sensor Tag
  • Some prior instructor preparation is necessary
  • Access to the Powtoon program requires a free teacher account
Pros
  • Includes links to various outside resources
  • Provides suggestions for extensions and modifications
Cons
  • None