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Earth & Environmental

Getting Started with Chromebooks

Earth and Environmental: Getting Started with Chromebooks

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  Bluetooth Adapter

Give your Chromebooks the power to connect to our Bluetooth® Smart devices wirelessly.

Because Chromebooks don't natively have Bluetooth Smart (BLE) connectivity, this simple USB adapter installs the drivers necessary to connect your Chromebooks to our Wireless Sensors and to connect the AirLink wirelessly if desired. Full compatibility details are also available.

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PS-3500
USB Bluetooth Adapter
This adapter allows Chromebooks, Windows computers and older Macs to connect up to three Bluetooth 4 devices such as wireless sensors, Smart Carts, or the AirLink interface.
This adapter allows Chromebooks, Windows computers and older Macs to connect up to three Bluetooth 4 devices such as wireless sensors, Smart Carts, or the AirLink interface.
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USB Bluetooth Adapter

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3  Select Your Wireless Sensors

What do you want to measure? Here are our top recommended wireless sensors for Earth & Environmental Science experiments.

Wireless sensors will connect directly* to your Android tablets and smartphones via Bluetooth® Smart. 

*See below for compatibility information

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PS-3209
Wireless Weather Sensor with GPS
All-in-one instrument with 17 different measurements for investigating environmental conditions either instantaneously or over long periods. Perform GIS/mapping activities
All-in-one instrument with 17 different measurements for investigating environmental conditions either instantaneously or over long periods. Perform GIS/mapping activities
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PS-3224
Wireless Optical Dissolved Oxygen Sensor
The Wireless Optical Dissolved Oxygen (ODO) Sensor is the perfect solution to monitor DO2 in the lab or the field. Optical technology is accurate, fast, and does not need flow or calibration.
The Wireless Optical Dissolved Oxygen (ODO) Sensor is the perfect solution to monitor DO2 in the lab or the field. Optical technology is accurate, fast, and does not need flow or calibration.
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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

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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

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PS-3213
Wireless Light Sensor
Our most advanced Light Sensor. Measure light level (lux), and ultraviolet light as UVA, UVB and UV index. Also features RGB color detection and calculations for irradiance and PAR for photosynthesis studies.
Our most advanced Light Sensor. Measure light level (lux), and ultraviolet light as UVA, UVB and UV index. Also features RGB color detection and calculations for irradiance and PAR for photosynthesis studies. Stream data directly to your computers, tablets, Chromebooks or smartphones.
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Wireless Light Sensor

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PS-3215
Wireless Colorimeter And Turbidity Sensor
A colorimeter that simultaneously measures the absorbance and transmittance at six different wavelengths as well as a precise turbidimeter for water quality testing.
A colorimeter that simultaneously measures the absorbance and transmittance at six different wavelengths as well as a precise turbidimeter for water quality testing.
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PS-3208
Wireless CO2 Sensor
The Wireless CO2 Sensor measures Carbon Dioxide gas levels wirelessly streams data to your computers, tablets, Chromebooks and smartphones.
The Wireless CO2 Sensor measures Carbon Dioxide gas levels wirelessly streams data to your computers, tablets, Chromebooks and smartphones.
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Wireless CO2 Sensor

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PS-3210
Wireless Conductivity Sensor
Features an all-new design that measures both conductivity and total dissolved solids. Remove the clutter of wires and stream data directly to your devices.
Features an all-new design that measures both conductivity and total dissolved solids. Remove the clutter of wires and stream data directly to your devices.
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Wireless Conductivity Sensor

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4  Add a Lab Manual

We offer a high school manual, a college manual and the water quality field guide.

Each guide contains over 20 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-2979
Advanced Environmental and Earth Sciences Teacher Guide
Teacher manual for Advanced Environmental and Earth Sciences 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 Advanced Environmental and Earth Sciences 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-2829A
Water Quality Field Guide
A complete reference for all your water quality needs covering 16 water quality parameters, why they are important and how to accurately measure them.
A complete reference for all your water quality needs covering 16 water quality parameters, why they are important and how to accurately measure them.
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Water Quality Field Guide

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You Can Count on PASCO Support

A knowledgeable, helpful team working for you

Need help getting started? Our Teacher and Technical Support consultants are the best first point of contact and in a position to understand your needs.