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Chemistry

Getting Started with iPads & iPhones

Chemistry: Getting Started with ios

1  Download the App

SPARKvue: PASCO's award-winning data collection and analysis app. Download for free.

SPARKvue combines rich standards-based content, data collection, visualization, analysis, and assessment into one seamless environment. The new expanded framework allows students to perform sensor data analysis—at school or home.

2  Select Your Wireless Sensors

What do you want to measure? Here are our top recommended wireless sensors for chemistry experiments.

Wireless sensors will connect directly* to your iPad, iPhone or I Pod Touch via Bluetooth® Smart. The Wireless Spectrometer is a high quality student spectrometer at an affordable price. It connects via Bluetooth Classic.

*See below for compatibility information

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PS-2600
Wireless Spectrometer
The Wireless Spectrometer connects to tablets and computers and measures intensity, absorbance, concentrations, transmittance and fluorescence. Ideal for Emission Spectra, kinetics investigations and Beer's Law.
The Wireless Spectrometer connects to tablets and computers and measures intensity, absorbance, concentrations, transmittance and fluorescence. Ideal for Emission Spectra, kinetics investigations and Beer's Law.
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Wireless Spectrometer

PS-2600

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PS-3203
Wireless Pressure Sensor
The Wireless Pressure Sensor collects and streams accurate measurements of gas pressure. Study the Ideal Gas Law, Boyle's Law, human lungs, vapor pressure and more. Also works as a barometer for studying transpiration.
The wireless Pressure Sensor takes accurate and consistent measurements of gas pressure. Study the Ideal Gas Law, Boyle's Law, human lungs, vapor pressure and more. Also works as a barometer for studying transpiration. Stream data wirelessly to computers, tablets, Chromebooks or Smartphones.
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Wireless Pressure Sensor

PS-3203

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PS-3211
Wireless Voltage Sensor
Easily measure voltage and explore electrochemical cells (batteries), Ohm's Law, Series and Parallel Circuits. Stream the data wirelessly to your computers, tablets, Chromebooks and smartphones.
Easily measure voltage and explore electrochemical cells (batteries), Ohm's Law, Series and Parallel Circuits. Stream the data wirelessly to your computers, tablets, Chromebooks and smartphones.
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Wireless Voltage Sensor

PS-3211

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PS-3204
Wireless pH Sensor
The Wireless pH Sensor streams data directly to your computers, tablets, Chromebooks & smartphones. Far more accurate and effective than pH paper. More affordable than pH meters while boasting additional functionality.
The Wireless pH Sensor streams data directly to your computers, tablets, Chromebooks & smartphones. Far more accurate and effective than pH paper. More affordable than pH meters while boasting additional functionality. Measures the pH of a solution as discrete measurements or as a continuous reading.
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Wireless pH Sensor

PS-3204

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PS-3210
Wireless Conductivity Sensor
New orders available to ship 1/10/2017.
An all-new design that measures both conductivity and total dissolved solids.
An all-new design that measures both conductivity and total dissolved solids.
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Wireless Conductivity Sensor

PS-3210

New orders available to ship 1/10/2017.

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PS-3212
Wireless Current Sensor
Provides a +/- 1A range with high speed sampling (up to 100,000 samples/second) available via USB.
Provides a +/- 1A range with high speed sampling (up to 100,000 samples/second) available via USB.
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Wireless Current Sensor

PS-3212

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PS-3201
Wireless Temperature Sensor
A durable, wireless, high-resolution temperature sensor instantly measures and graphs temperature data for a wide variety of STEM applications. Stream the data wirelessly to your computers, tablets, Chromebooks and smartphones.
Durable, wireless, high-resolution sensor covers many temperature experiments
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Wireless Temperature Sensor

PS-3201

3  Add additional measurements

Connect PASPORT Sensors to your iOS devices via Bluetooth Smart

The AirLink interface allows you to also connect any of our more than 80 PASPORT sensors for additional measurements and investigations.

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PS-3200
AirLink
Our most economical interface. Connect a single PASPORT sensor to your SPARK Element, computer, Chromebook, tablet or smartphone via bluetooth or through a USB connection.
Our most economical interface. Connect a single PASPORT sensor to your SPARK Element, computer, Chromebook, tablet or smartphone via bluetooth or through a USB connection.
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AirLink

PS-3200

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PS-2117
PASPORT High Accuracy Drop Counter
Is a professional drop counter that allows students to capture detailed titration data. For use with PASPORT Interfaces.
Is a professional drop counter that allows students to capture detailed titration data. For use with PASPORT Interfaces.
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4  Add a Lab Manual

We offer lab manuals for high school biology, AP Biology and University Chemistry.

Each guide contains challenging, standards-based lab activities that include inquiry extensions.  All are editable to suit the needs of your students or to better coordinate with your classroom lectures.  All labs are also accompanied by a compete teacher's guide with intensive background information and "teacher tips" as well as assessment questions.

Add one copy per classroom or lab.

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PS-2871C
Chemistry through Inquiry Teacher Guide
Features over 25 inquiry based labs covering the fundamental concepts of lab skills, structure & properties of matter, chemical reactions and more.
Features over 25 inquiry based labs covering the fundamental concepts of lab skills, structure and properties of matter, chemical reactions and more.
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PS-2828
Advanced Chemistry Through Inquiry Teacher Guide
Teacher manual for AP* and Advanced Chemistry labs. Has both the printed version and a flash drive with teacher tips, a PDF of teacher version and editable Word student version.
Teacher manual for AP* and Advanced Chemistry labs. Has both the printed version and a flash drive with teacher tips, a PDF of teacher version and editable Word student version.
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PS-3803A
College Chemistry Instructor Guide
College Instructor edition with 36 experiments covering introductory and general chemistry topics.
College Instructor edition with 36 experiments covering introductory and general chemistry topics.
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5  Compatibility

Check your iOS device compatibility

All current iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches have the Bluetooth® Smart connectivity needed to use our wireless sensors and AirLink interface.

For older models, here are the versions that have Bluetooth Smart capability:

  • iPad 3 or later
  • iPad Mini (any model)
  • iPhone 4 S or later
  • iPod Touch 5th generation or later

Full compatibility notes are available.

 

6  What about iPad 2 users?

You can still use PASCO sensors and software

Although iPad 2's do not have Bluetooth Smart connectivity  they can still  use the SPARKvue app and our full line of over 80 PASPORT sensors when connected using the AirLink 2 interface.

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PS-2010
PASPORT AirLink 2
Connect a single PASPORT sensor to your SPARK Element, computer or tablet via bluetooth or through a USB connection.
Connect a single PASPORT sensor to your SPARK Element, computer or tablet via bluetooth or through a USB connection.
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PASPORT AirLink 2

PS-2010

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