Agricultural Science Extension Bundle - PS-7622A

Agricultural Science Extension Bundle

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 Extension Bundle expands on the starter bundle.  It 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.

When added to the Ag Science Starter Bundle (PS-7621) the extension bundle allows all 12 of the free Ag Science labs to be performed.

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 Low Energy Wireless Connectivity

Required Software:

PASCO products that use Bluetooth® Low Energy connectivity (wireless sensors, Smart Carts, and the AirLink) 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 phone will support direct connection to PASCO Bluetooth Low Energy devices. Also, any Windows 10 device with 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 Chromebooks without updated sensor firmware currently require the PS-3500 USB Bluetooth Adapter to connect to PASCO’s Bluetooth Low Energy devices.

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

Buying Guide

Required

This bundle expands on the Ag Science Starter Bundle.  Both are required to perform all 12 experiments from the Agricultural Science manual

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USB Bluetooth Adapter
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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

Software Required

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