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Physics

Getting Started with Android phones and tablets

Physics: Getting Started with Android

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 Physics experiments.

Wireless sensors and Smart Carts are rugged, low cost and connect directly to your Macs and PCs.

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ME-1240
Smart Cart (Red)
The New Smart Cart is the ultimate tool for your physics lab with built-in sensors that measure force, position, velocity, and 6 degrees of freedom in acceleration.
The New Smart Cart is the ultimate tool for your physics lab with built-in sensors that measure force, position, velocity, and 6 degrees of freedom in acceleration.
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Smart Cart (Red)

ME-1240
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ME-1241
Smart Cart (Blue)
The New Smart Cart is the ultimate tool for your physics lab with built-in sensors that measure force, position, velocity, and 6 degrees of freedom in acceleration.
The New Smart Cart (Blue) is the ultimate tool for your physics lab with built-in sensors that measure force, position, velocity, and 6 degrees of freedom in acceleration.
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Smart Cart (Blue)

ME-1241
2785006
PS-3225
Wireless Smart Gate
The most advanced photogate ever! Dual photogate beams, laser switch, photogate tape slot, auxiliary photogate port, and wireless connectivity via Bluetooth.
The most advanced photogate ever! Dual photogate beams, laser switch, photogate tape slot, auxiliary photogate port, and wireless connectivity via Bluetooth.
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Wireless Smart Gate

PS-3225
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PS-3220
Wireless Rotary Motion Sensor
The versatility of the Wireless Rotary Motion sensor allows it to be used in a wide range of physics experiments from mechanics to advanced dynamics topics as well as electromagnetism and optics.
The versatility of the Wireless Rotary Motion sensor allows it to be used in a wide range of physics experiments. Typically, it is used in mechanics to study the rotation of rigid objects. When used in combination with PASCO physics apparatus, this sensor also finds applications in studying advanced dynamics topics as well as electromagnetism and optics.
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Wireless Rotary Motion Sensor

PS-3220
2784415
PS-3202
Wireless Force Sensor
The Wireless Force Acceleration Sensor contains a built-in load cell, 3-axis accelerometer & 3-axis gyro. It is ideal for investigating rotating platforms, moving carts, spring oscillations, collisions, impulse and more.
The Wireless Force Acceleration Sensor contains a built-in load cell, 3-axis accelerometer & 3-axis gyro. It is ideal for investigating rotating platforms, moving carts, spring oscillations, collisions, impulse and more. Investigate Force, acceleration and rotation (individually or simultaneously) and stream data to your computers, tablets, Chromebooks or smartphones.
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Wireless Force Sensor

PS-3202
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PS-3219
Wireless Motion Sensor
The Wireless Motion Sensor measures position, velocity, and acceleration of objects using ultrasound. Students can measure themselves and watch their motion graphed in real-time.
The Wireless Motion Sensor measures position, velocity, and acceleration of objects using ultrasound. Students can measure themselves and watch their motion graphed in real-time.. Stream data wirelessly to computers, tablets, Chromebooks or Smartphones.
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Wireless Motion Sensor

PS-3219
2784416
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
2784465
PS-3212
Wireless Current Sensor
Has a very wide range with high speed sampling available. Ideal for understanding circuits and current flow. Stream the data wirelessly to your computers, tablets, Chromebooks and smartphones.
Has a very wide range with high speed sampling available. Ideal for understanding circuits and current flow. Stream the data wirelessly to your computers, tablets, Chromebooks and smartphones.
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Wireless Current Sensor

PS-3212
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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

PS-3213

3  Add the Lab Manual

High School, and AP 1 and AP 2 manuals available

Each guide contains challenging, standards-based, editable lab activities that include inquiry extensions along with a compete teacher's guide with intensive background information and "teacher tips" as well as assessment questions.

Add one copy per classroom or lab.

2784805
EP-6326
Comprehensive Physics Investigations
This student-consumable Comprehensive Physics Investigations manual includes 46 labs to cover a full year of introductory physics.
This student-consumable Comprehensive Physics Investigations manual included 44 labs to cover a full year of introductory physics.
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2785016
PS-3812
Advanced Physics 1 Experiment Guide
Teacher guide featuring 15 labs designed for Advanced Placement Physics 1.
This experiment guide covers the latest standards for College Board Advanced Placement Physics 1 and is designed for use with our wireless sensors.
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2785017
PS-3815
Advanced Physics 2 Experiment Guide
Teacher guide featuring 16 labs designed for Advanced Placement Physics 2.
This experiment guide covers the latest standards for College Board Advanced Placement Physics 2 and is designed for use with our wireless sensors.
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4  Compatibility

Check your Android tablet and phone compatibility

Android 4.3 and later supports the Bluetooth® Smart connectivity used by our new wireless sensors and AirLink interface. Full compatibility details are also available.

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.