Detecting Motion with PIR Sensor

PIR-SENSOR
Lesson Details

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Lesson Overview

Students will learn the following things:

  • What is a PIR sensor or motion detector sensor?
  • On what principle does the PIR sensor work?
  • What is the different mode of operation of a PIR sensor?
  • Activity: Making a motion detecting system using a PIR sensor, evive, and PictoBlox.

Material Required

1 set of the following material per group of 3-5 students:

Lesson Outline

PIR Sensor - 25 minutes
  • What is a PIR Sensor?
  • Working of PIR motion sensor.
  • PIR sensor module pinouts, jumpers and potentiometers.
  • Different mode of operations of a PIR sensor:
    • Non-repeatable trigger
    • Repeatable trigger
Circuitry - 5 minutes

Connect the PIR sensor module to evive.

Activity - 30 minutes

Make a motion detecting system using a PIR sensor, evive, and PictoBlox.

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