The Wireless Temperature Sensor is a general-purpose sensor found in many science labs. With a rugged, waterproof design, and long-lasting battery, students can spend more time collecting data and less time dealing with equipment.
- 1x Coin cell battery
See the Buying Guide for this item's required, recommended, and additional accessories.
Welcome to the modern thermometer. Now, students can access real-time data that continuously monitors, logs, and plots temperature measurements on nearly any device. When lab-time ends but the experiment continues, students can set the sensor to log data autonomously for days or weeks, then download it for analysis later. This durable, wireless sensor features a stainless steel temperature probe for the most demanding of applications, as well as a battery that lasts over a year*. It can be used in a wide array of experiments and activities because it measures small, but significant temperature changes produced by chemical reactions, convection currents, and even skin temperatures.
Note: The rugged sensor housing/handle is rated for temperatures of -10 ºC to 40 ºC. This means it cannot be subjected to the same extremes as the stainless steel probe. For extremely low or high temperature applications we recommend the Electrode Support to keep the sensor in the proper position during experiments.
*Battery life is based on typical usage in a secondary or college lab.
- Simply pair and go, no cables or adapters to manage
- Variable sampling rate for capturing small, fast changes or experiments that run for hours, days, or weeks
- Features convenient Bluetooth wireless connectivity and long-lasting coin cell battery
- Logs temperature data directly onto the sensor for long-term experiments
- Dust, dirt, and sand-proof and water resistant (IP-X7 certified)
Perform These Experiments
- Explore freezing and melting points
- Study endothermic and exothermic reactions
- Measure the energy content of food
- Monitor environmental conditions and water quality
- Observe inter-molecular forces and evaporative cooling
- 1x Coin cell battery
|Range||-40ºC to 125ºC|
Battery and Logging
|Stored Data Points Memory (Logging) 1||>55,000|
|Battery - Connected (Data Collection Mode) 2||>275 hr (2-3yrs of normal classroom use)*|
|Battery - Logging (Data Logging Mode) 3||35 days|
1 Minimum # of data points with all measurements enabled, actual results depend on enabled measurements.
2 Continuous use in a connected state until battery failure, actual results will depend on sample rate, active measurements, and battery condition.
3 Logging until battery failure, actual results will depend on sample rate, active measurements, and battery condition.
* Normal classroom use is the sensor in active use for 20min/lab for 120 lab periods/yr.
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 can connect directly to your computer or device with the following technologies. No Interface required. See the following guide for details regarding device compatibility: Wireless Bluetooth Product Compatibility »
|Wireless Sensor Storage for Temperature, pH and Conductivity Sensors||PS-3585||$30|
|Coin Cell Battery Pack||PS-3504||$10|
|USB Bluetooth Adapter||PS-3500||$14|
Our highly affordable temperature sensors provide unparalleled convenience during any experiment by eliminating the need for manually recorded temperature data. This page contains a comparison chart for PASCO temperature sensors to help you discover what’s possible when you use a modern thermometer.
Perform the following experiments and more with the Wireless Temperature Sensor.
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In this lab, students use a fast response temperature sensor to determine the identity of an unknown metal by calculating the specific heat of the metal and comparing it to a list of known values.
In this lab, students use a variety of sensors to explore the use of terrariums as a closed system for environmental studies and design methods for exploring the interrelationships of biotic and abiotic variables within ecosystems.
In this lab, students will use a temperature sensor to identify the property that allows some materials to heat up faster than others. Students will draw conclusions about water’s influence on a region’s climate.
How does the functional group of an organic compound affect its properties?
Use a fast response temperature sensor to distinguish between physical changes and chemical reactions and identify unknown changes as either physical changes or chemical reactions using evidence to support your decision.
In this lab, students will build a calorimeter to measure the energy content of foods containing dominant macromolecules (carbohydrates vs. lipids). Then, they'll relate their results to energy storage.
|Wireless Temperature Sensor Reference Guide||English||450.16 KB|