Allows students to study the relationship between depth and temperature in a body of water. For use with PASPORT Interfaces.
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At last, students can measure temperature as a function of depth in local streams and lakes. PASCO’s Thermocline measures depth automatically — no need to read markings on a cable and enter data manually. Weighted housing provides depth measurement stability in fast-flowing streams.
- Study thermoclines in fresh and salt water environmentsA
- Create depth profiles for streams, small rivers, shorelines, and swimming pools
- Study ocean tides
|Depth-sensing Element Range||0 m to 10.5 m|
|Depth-sensing Element Accuracy||0.15 m (in fresh water after barometric pressure compensation)|
|Depth-sensing Element Resolution||0.03 m|
|Temperature-sensing Element Range||0°C to 100°C|
|Temperature-sensing Element Accuracy||±1.5°C|
|Temperature-sensing Element Maximum Sample Rate||10 Hz|
This product requires PASCO software for data collection and analysis. We recommend the following option(s). For more information on which is right for your classroom, see our Software Comparison: SPARKvue vs. Capstone »
This product requires a PASCO Interface to connect to your computer or device. We recommend the following option(s). For a breakdown of features, capabilities, and additional options, see our Interface Comparison Guide »
Dedicated Datalogging with SPARK LXi
Consider an all-in-one, touchscreen data collection, graphing, and analysis tool for students. Designed for use with wired and wireless sensors, the SPARK LXi Datalogger simultaneously accommodates up to five wireless sensors and includes two ports for blue PASPORT sensors. It features an interactive, icon-based user interface within a shock-absorbing case and arrives packaged with SPARKvue, MatchGraph!, and Spectrometry software for interactive data collection and analysis. It can additionally connect via Bluetooth to the following interfaces: AirLink, SPARKlink Air, and 550 Universal Interface.
|PASPORT Flow Rate/Temperature Sensor||PS-2130||$135|
|PASPORT Thermocline Sensor Manual||English - 483.31 KB|