Concentration and Colorimetry
Chemistry

Concentration and Colorimetry

Are your students struggling with the concept of concentration? Are they having trouble taking M1V1 = M2V2 beyond rote memorization to actual application? Try experimenting with colored solutions! The intensity of the color...

Long Term Weather Monitoring
Earth Science • Environmental Science

Long Term Weather Monitoring

One great way to put data collection equipment to use during breaks or between labs is to conduct long term environmental monitoring. Students can analyze the data to address a variety of topics such as weather, microclimates,...

Water quality sampling on the Sarapiquí River in Costa Rica
Earth Science • Environmental Science

Water quality sampling on the Sarapiquí River in Costa Rica

Science educators from the U.S. recently traveled to Sarapiquí, Costa Rica, for a professional development seminar to learn how to lead students on educational travel programs abroad and translate those experiences back...

Rainbow in a U-Tube - Electrolysis
Chemistry

Rainbow in a U-Tube - Electrolysis

Are you introducing your students to electrochemistry and electrolysis? Make it a colorful lesson by creating a rainbow in a U-tube! Incorporate the Voltage/Current Sensor and not only will you have an engaging demo, you...

Photosynthesis Inquiry
Biology

Photosynthesis Inquiry

To help develop your students experimental design and scientific process skills the labs in the Advanced Biology Through Inquiry manual have 3 different approaches to the lab the can be varied or combined to challenge your...

Visualizing Data in Google Earth
Earth Science • Environmental Science

Visualizing Data in Google Earth

It’s easy to geo-tag data in the field using the GPS Sensor. We already covered bringing data into ArcGIS online, and exporting data for Google Earth is as easy as 1-2-3.Collect your data using a GPS Sensor....

Introducing Cell Processes
Life Science

Introducing Cell Processes

Common student misconceptions about photosynthesis and respiration often arise from the inability to perceive these processes directly. Sensors can help students grow in their understanding of these two concepts and in their...

Glow Stick Kinetics
Chemistry

Glow Stick Kinetics

Want to illuminate the concepts of kinetics? Try Glow Sticks! Glow sticks are a very popular accessory around Halloween because they are cheap, portable and they give off a ghostly glow. But do students understand the chemistry...