Designed from the ground up for 21st century science discovery.

SPARK Science Learning System is an all-in-one mobile device that seamlessly integrates the power of probeware with inquiry-based content and assessment. With its large, full-color display, finger-touch navigation and completely intuitive data collection and analysis capabilities, SPARK completely redefines the concept of easy-to-use--so the focus remains on the learning of science.

  • Full color, large screen for easy viewing
  • Finger-touch navigation--no stylus, ever!
  • Simple two-button design
  • Temperature and voltage sensors included
  • More than 60 free guided inquiry SPARKlabs pre-installed

SPARK is designed to become the center of your school's discovery-based science learning environment, providing both teacher and student the embedded support for exploring scientific concepts.

The SPARK Science Learning System includes more than 60 free pre-installed SPARKlabs™--standards-based guided inquiry labs in a unique electronic notebook format. These SPARKlabs completely integrate background content, data collection and analysis, even assessment--all within the same environment. Students no longer need to navigate to a separate file for instructions or even refer to paper manuals. Everything you and your students need is right there in context.

Version 1.4.1 Now Available.

Designed for Learning

  • More than 60 free inquiry-based SPARKlabs pre-installed
    • Completely integrate content with data collection, analysis and assessment
  • Intuitive icon-based navigation keeps the focus on the learning, not the tool
    • Easy to learn and easy to remember
  • Enables multiple modes of discovery -- from guided inquiry to open-ended exploration
  • Convenient annotation, snapshot, and journaling features support peer dialogue, classroom presentations and assessment

Data collection & display

  • Periodic sampling
  • Manual sampling
  • Graph
  • Digits
  • Meter
  • Tables
  • Multiple representations on one screen

Analysis tools

  • Prediction tool
  • Smart tool (coordinates and deltas)
  • Scale-to-fit
  • Zoom
  • Annotation
  • Slope tool
  • Statistics
  • Curve fits

Collaboration & Assessment

  • Text annotation at the click of an icon
  • Integrated assessment opportunities within each SPARKlab
  • Snapshot feature allows students to capture any moment in time and build a journal
  • Share journal images or turn in for grading


  • SPARK handheld
  • Fast response temperature sensor
  • Voltage sensor
  • Power adapter
  • Specifications

    Sensor Ports
    • 4 sensor ports total
    • 2 PASPORT universal ports for use with most PASPORT Sensors
    • 2 dedicated ports (1 temperature, 1 voltage)
    • 640 x 480 resolution touch screen LCD with active matrix technology
    On-board memory
    • 2 GB flash memory
    • 21 oz (595 g)
    • 6.7 x 5.5 x 1.7 inches (17 x 14 x 4.5 cm)
    Display size
    • 5.7” (14.5 cm) diagonal
    USB connectivity
    • 2 USB ports (1 USB standard-A, 1 USB mini-A/B)
    • Battery or AC (AC adapter included)
    • Rechargeable, high-capacity Lithium Polymer
    • 4-8 hours under normal classroom usage


    USB Connection Cable
    SPARK Charging Station
    USB Camera Microscope
    Product Name Part Number Price Qty. Select
    USB Connection Cable   PS-2528
    SPARK Charging Station   PS-2570
    USB Camera Microscope   PS-2343

    Replacement Parts

    PASPORT Fast Response Temperature Probe (3 pack)
    PASPORT Voltage Probe
    Replacement Battery, Rechargeable LiPoly 3.7V 2500mAh
    Product Name Part Number Price Qty. Select
    PASPORT Fast Response Temperature Probe (3 pack)   PS-2135
    PASPORT Voltage Probe   PS-2165
    Replacement Battery, Rechargeable LiPoly 3.7V 2500mAh   PS-2569