Modeling Conservation and Change
Physical Science

Modeling Conservation and Change

Baking soda and vinegar create a classic chemical reaction. Bubbling volcanoes and gushing fountains made with simple household items— crowd favorites. Everyone loves it!It is also a great reaction to address some core...

Mole Day
Chemistry

Mole Day

It’s that time of year again. Chemistry teachers everywhere are dusting of their pun-ny jokes and creating mole-themed, activities and treats to celebrate National Mole Day in commemoration of Avogadro’s number (6.02...

Back to school? Recharge and Update your wireless sensors!
All Subjects

Back to school? Recharge and Update your wireless sensors!

Don’t miss out on free software and firmware updates.PASCO Wireless Sensors often gain additional value over time with new functionality and increased performance. These benefits are provided free of charge and are...

Angling for More Solar Power
Earth Science • Environmental Science

Angling for More Solar Power

Have your students ever wondered why solar panels on a row of houses all face the same direction? If you approach the topic from the right angle with the right stuff you can easily create a hands-on investigation. That’s...

What is pH? Test the Rainbow
Chemistry

What is pH? Test the Rainbow

Students often struggle understanding pH. While we can tell them that it is a logarithmic function, students are more likely to associate “logs” with a calculator button or a piece of wood. So how do we get them to understand...

Enzyme Activity in AP Biology
Biology

Enzyme Activity in AP Biology

Catalyze student learning in AP*® Biology through an investigation of enzyme activity. By using a PASCO Wireless Spectrometer students can monitor the reaction in real-time and build a more robust data set.Students can...

The Reason for Seasons
Earth Science • Environmental Science

The Reason for Seasons

Trees are shedding their leaves and the days are getting shorter (in the northern hemisphere), so it’s the perfect time for students explore the reason for the seasons. Students often have the misconception that the distance...

Concentrate on the Conductivity
Chemistry

Concentrate on the Conductivity

Students have a hard time concentrating when the topic is solution concentration. The solution may be having them create their own solutions.Using some solid solutes and glassware, have them make a solution with a specific...