Science Fair Project_ 2015.docx - Saving on Security Question\/Purpose What can people who can't afford a home security system do to keep their home

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Saving on Security Question/Purpose What can people who can't afford a home security system do to keep their home, belongings, and family members safe? What can be done with a worn out and out-dated laptop or computer? How can I improve the safety of my family members or people around the world? How effective is an affordable home-made security surveillance system at recording and notifying the residents of danger? The objective of my project is to improve the safety of citizens who might not have the funds to expend on an expensive security system. By providing a more affordable, easy to use, and effective security system, people will be able to save money and protect their property. Safety is a major priority and the feeling of security should be more available to all. Hypothesis & Variables
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If my home-made security system is built successfully and able to record video, then it will be able to detect movement and record video in different conditions and times but might not be able to record video and detect movement in unfavorable lighting conditions. It will alert the homeowners of an unwanted visitor or of a possible danger to their lives. Manipulated: The condition (lighting) of the room the testing of the surveillance system will take place in. Responding: The surveillance systems quality of video when put under different conditions. Controlled: The laptop position and settings. Background Information Homes that lack a security system are up to 300% more likely to be
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invaded and broken into by unwanted visitors. Police officials reported 2 700 home invasions in 2008 in Canada. According to Statistics Canada,
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