Agricultural Science Starter Bundle - PS-7621

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Overview

There are twelve new agricultural science labs that are designed to use wireless sensors and which are free to download.  Each lab includes an editable student file and a SPARKvue configuration file which streamline data collection and enable students to spend more time on analysis and inquire

This Ag Science Starter Bundle contains the sensors required to perform several experiments in the Agricultural Science Manual. 

Also available is the Ag Science Extension Bundle (PS-7622) which adds the ability to model ecosystems and the greenhouse effect, study environmental conditions, perform mapping/GIS activities, track weather conditions for extended periods, and perform additional water quality studies.

Free pdf download of all of the activities. They are also available in the PASCO Digital Library or as a complete zip file that includes the pdfs as well as config files and editable word docs

A breakdown of the sensors used for each activity. Note that the EcoZone System (ME-6668) is also required for experiments 8 and 9.

Bluetooth 4 Connectivity

Required Software:

PASCO products that use Bluetooth® 4 technology - wireless sensors, smart carts, and the AirLink Interface - require the latest versions of our software.

PASCO Capstone is available for Mac and Windows. SPARKvue  is available for Mac, Windows, iOS, Android and Chromebooks.

Additionally, the Wireless Motion Sensor and Wireless Smart Carts can be connected via Bluetooth and used with our MatchGraph! app.

Compatibility/System requirements

Any current model Chromebook, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android tablet or Android phone will support direct connection to PASCO Bluetooth 4 devices. Also, any Windows 10 device w/ Creators Edition 1703 or later will support direct connection.

Chromebook users MUST have the latest firmware updates for ALL wireless sensors in order to use them without the USB Bluetooth Adapter. Full information.

All other windows computers/tablets, older Macs, and Chromebook users without updated sensor firmware currently require the PS-3500 USB Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter to connect to PASCO’s Bluetooth 4 devices.

Full compatibility details are available, including compatibility information for older computing devices.

Buying Guide

2784419
PS-3500
USB Bluetooth Adapter
1
Required

Windows devices, Chromebooks and older Macs lack native Bluetooth® Smart support and require an adapter to use PASCO wireless products.

All current model Macs, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets or phones support direct connection to PASCO Bluetooth Smart devices and do not require the adapter.

Full compatibility details are available.

USB Bluetooth Adapter   PS-3500
2784619
PS-7622
Agricultural Science Extension Bundle
Expand Your Set

Windows devices, Chromebooks and older Macs lack native Bluetooth® Smart support and require an adapter to use PASCO wireless products.

All current model Macs, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets or phones support direct connection to PASCO Bluetooth Smart devices and do not require the adapter.

Full compatibility details are available.

Agricultural Science Extension Bundle   PS-7622
2784441
PS-3504
Coin Cell Battery Pack
1
Consumables
Coin Cell Battery Pack   PS-3504

Software Required

This product requires or recommends PASCO software for data collection and analysis. Either SPARKvue software or PASCO Capstone software may be used.