When the zombie apocalypse comes be prepared with your own DIY Zombie detector using Arduino. via instructables
The following activity is based on a lesson for teachers who use the Ardusat Space Kit (http://ardusat.com). However, this activity will work for anybody with an Arduino, luminosity sensor (we are using the SparkFun TSL2561), and an Infrared Thermometer (MLX90614) sensor.
To make this successful you’ll need to get the right parts and install a few items including adding the Ardusat SDK library to the Arduino IDE software. For those looking for an introduction to Arduino for the Ardusat Space Kit check out the website: https://www.ardusat.com/launch.
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