Your COMPLETE Physics Solution

Textbook + eBook + Equipment

The Essential Physics curriculum covers 100% of your state standards.

Available with PASCO’s award-winning science equipment.

A Complete and Affordable Physics Solution that includes Textbook, e-Book, Digital Teacher Edition, and Equipment

Program Components

Key Features

  • Rigorous yet accessible design
  • Interactive simulations and equations
  • Lessons follow the 5E design
  • Strong mathematics scaffolding
  • Innovative assessment tools
  • Works seamlessly with your LMS and Google Classroom

Multiplatform

  • iOS
  • Android™
  • Chrome™
  • Windows®
  • PC
  • Mac®
  • 24/7 online/offline access
  • No Internet required

Textbook and eBook

31 videos
Show real-wrold applications.  Open in eBook

84 embedded interactive equations
Help students practice math.  Open in eBook

71 Fully interactive simulations
Challenge students to explore physics ideas. Immediate feedback reinforces learning of core physics concepts.  Open in eBook

Embedded, solved sample problems with practice
Provide point-of use opportunities for students to comprehend mathematical applications.  Open in eBook

Purchasing Options

Below are a few representative package options for you to choose from. Ask your Education Specialist for more details.

  Select a Textbook Package

Premium Package

  • 75 Student Editions (print)
  • 75 Digital Student Editions
  • Digital Teacher Edition
  • 10 Student Flash Drives
  • Teacher Guide (print)
  • SPARKvue datalogging software site license (for school and home use)

Class Set Package

  • 25 Student Editions (print)
  • 75 Digital Student Editions
  • Digital Teacher Edition
  • 10 Student Flash Drives
  • Teacher Guide (print)
  • SPARKvue datalogging software site license (for school and home use)

Digital Package

  • 75 Digital Student Editions
  • Digital Teacher Edition
  • Teacher Guide (print)
  • 10 Student Flash Drives
  • SPARKvue datalogging software site license (for school and home use)

  AND select a PASCO Equipment Package:

Basic Equipment Package

Includes 6 Forces & Motion Kits.
Each Forces & Motion Kit includes:
  • Smart Cart
  • 1.2 m Aluminum Track
  • Track Feet (set of 2)
  • Track End Stop (set of 2)
  • Track Angle Indicator
  • Super Pulley with Clamp
  • Cart Friction Block
  • 250g Cart Mass (set of 2)
  • Super Pulley Weights
  • Storage Case

17 labs are designed to use this equipment set.

Standard Equipment Package

Includes everything in the Basic Equipment Package (at left) + 6 Modular Circuit Kits, which include:
  • Resistors
  • Light Bulbs
  • Battery Holders
  • Switches
  • Capacitors and Much More!
  • Wireless Voltage Sensor
  • Wireless Current Module
  • Storage Case

25 labs are designed to use this equipment set.

Comprehensive Equipment Package

Includes everything in the Standard Equipment Package (above right) + 6 of the following kits and apparatus:
  • Light, Color & Optics: light source, optics bench, lens mounts, lenses, mirrors, prism, refraction cell, diffraction grating, and storage case
  • Forces & Machines: assorted gears, pulleys, levers, springs, spring scale, rail frame, and storage case
  • Waves & Sound: resonance lever, assorted tuning forks, ball and string, resonance tube, springs, spring scale, stand, and storage case
  • Mini Projectile Launcher
  • Plus required weights, track, and stands

41 labs are designed to use this equipment set.

More Features …

Infinite Test Bank
Making customized tests for all or any part of Essential Physics is a breeze! Choose the section, the number of questions, and the level of difficulty, and you can create your own customized tests. In addition, you can automatically generate unlimited versions of the same test along with a full solution answer key as an aid for student learning.

Digital Teacher Edition
All Teacher Resources are easily accessible at point-of-use in the Digital Teacher Edition.