The Drawer Alarm


1 Researching Drawer Alarms


Learn It

  • In this project you are going to design and build an alarm.
  • The alarm will respond to light levels in its environment and will sound if it detects a change.
  • This means the alarm could be placed in a drawer, jewellery box or cupboard and if they are opened it will sound.

Research It

  • Conduct some research to see if there are any similar alarms already available on the market.
  • The alarm needs to meet the following criteria
    1. Responds to changes in light
    2. Responds with audibly (a buzzer for instance)
    3. Responds with visually (lights for instance)
    4. Has the ability to be armed and disarmed.

Badge It - Silver

  • Firstly, create your own version of the table below in Word or Excel, then use your research from the criteria above to fill in the table below.