Measuring Headwinds and GPS Speed with PASCO’s New Wireless Weather Sensor
Biology • Earth Science • Environmental Science

Measuring Headwinds and GPS Speed with PASCO’s New Wireless Weather Sensor

PASCO’s new Wireless Weather Sensor with GPS provides for some obvious investigations such as monitoring changes in weather. However, as this sensor measures 17 different parameters, there are almost countless ways that...

Help Students ♥ Chemical Changes
Chemistry • Physical Science

Help Students ♥ Chemical Changes

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, the chemical changes observed most often are due to a little love in the air. Struggling to get your students to focus on real chemical reactions? “Wack-A-Pack” self-inflating...

Poinsettia pH paper
Chemistry

Poinsettia pH paper

The winter season is almost upon us. That means thoughts of holidays, hot chocolate, and Poinsettias. In chemistry class, you can use Poinsettias to introduce the concept of pH. Whether you are studying acids and bases, or...

Physical And Chemical Changes
Chemistry • Physical Science

Physical And Chemical Changes

You want an argument, bring some evidence!What do students look for when they are trying to distinguish a physical change from a chemical change? Sure, things like a change in temperature, color, or the formation of bubbles...

Enzyme Data-palooza
Biology

Enzyme Data-palooza

Many biology courses at every level start the year studying enzymes, since they are integral to so many biological processes. No matter what your preferred enzyme and substrate, sensors can help you get more data, and better...

Leaf Absorption Spectra
Biology

Leaf Absorption Spectra

Fall is the perfect time of year for you and your students to investigate plant pigments. If the curriculum sequence doesn’t fit, you can always squirrel away some data for later! PASCO’s Wireless Spectrometer (and its...

Ocean Acidification
Earth Science • Environmental Science

Ocean Acidification

Ocean acidification is a byproduct of increasing atmospheric CO2 levels around the globe, which is also causing climate changes. This global phenomenon can be difficult conceptually for students, but it is easy to model using...

Back to School 2017-2018 Biology Edition
Biology

Back to School 2017-2018 Biology Edition

Tips for taking care of your PASCO sensors, free lab activities, a chance to submit your own lab ideas and enter to win a bundle of biology sensors, free online trainings and more. We’ve put together a number of useful...