Bushfire Risk Indicator

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Overview In this resource you will learn how to operate a servo (Resource 1) and use it to make a bush fire risk indicator controlled either by the buttons on the Kookaberry (Resource 2) or by a temperature sensor (Resource 3). You will also learn how to debug a programme in real time (Resource 4) The resources can be used …

Conserving Energy

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This project explores the conservation of energy in family households. It brings together the two Australian Curriculum  Technologies streams (Design & Technologies , and Digital Technologies) to switch off the lights in a model house using a Kookaberry and a preloaded app (D&T) recreate the app from scratch using the KookaBlockly visual code editor (DT) The Boston Museum’s “Engineering  is …

Introduction to digital systems

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This Tutorial describes a digital system and uses the Kookaberry STEM platform to illustrate its fundamental principles What is a digital system? Digital systems receive information from Input devices such as a mouse, motion detector, microphone, or steering wheel, and make decisions (Processing) about what to do with the information depending on the circumstances. The decisions are transmitted to Output …