Today I am going to show you how to make the snow clock. It is an alarm clock that only goes on when school is open. But if school is closed it doesn't go off.

This is all done by the Arduino and some python coding.

Step 1: Get the Parts

For this project you will need:
-An Arduino
-5V DC Relay
-1K Resistors
-1N004 Rectifier Diode
-2N2222 NPN Switching Transistor
-DPDT Switch
-CAT5e Wall Jack
-Alarm Clock

Please note that to turn on and off the alarm clock you need one that you would normally turn on and off with a switch. You should NOT use an alarm clock that requires you to press a switch to turn it on and press a button to turn it off.
 I was looking at my pop science mag during study hall and noticed like many others that you are in it. Congratulations!!!
In Popular Science!  Good job!  That must have boosed your views and ratings greatly!  5 stars.  =D
Dude, you got into PopSci, that is a pretty sweet achievement!<br />
&nbsp;This was featured in Popular Science! Excellent job!!!!!
do you know of any places to find where the closings would be listed?
try out your local radio stations website
I've been trying to figure this out for a while, and this is great! Now all you need to do is get an Arduino ethernet shield so the Arduino can go online and check if school is closed without the need for a computer. Good work!
This is hacking in its purest form! Excellent! -Adam
Top idea! L

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