Summer Institutes

Learn how to teach science using data collection software.

SPARKvue Software

2017 SPARKvue Summer Institute
July 20-21 / $275 / Roseville, CA

Join PASCO trainers and your colleagues in exploring the use, features and application of SPARKvue using a variety of devices during this exciting 2-day workshop. We’ll cover:

  • Connecting sensors and collecting live data
  • Data collection in Physics, Chemistry and Biology
  • Viewing and managing that data in a variety of displays
  • Analyzing and interpreting our data
  • Using electronic SPARKlabs to engage students in live data collection, reflection prompts, and journaling
  • Sharing live data from a teacher station to student devices
  • Exploring the use of our new wireless sensors with SPARKvue
  • Authoring and building SPARKlabs
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PASCO Capstone Software

2017 PASCO Capstone Summer Institute
July 25-28 / $475 / Roseville, CA

We look forward to exploring the power of PASCO Capstone with you in this four-day workshop, designed for new and current users of the software in the upper-level high school or college lab.

  • Build a foundation in data collection, management, and analysis skills through hands-on activities and demos.
  • Apply those skills to popular labs in physics and select other subject areas, working with a variety of interfaces and sensors.
  • Explore advanced features of PASCO Capstone including calculations, signal output, and video analysis.
  • Learn how to adapt and create labs with workshop colleagues.
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Included

Both summer institutes include lunches and snacks, tour of PASCO, and a flash drive loaded with workshop content.

Accommodations

We have arranged for a block of rooms to be held at the Staybridge Suites, just a few minutes drive from the PASCO.

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact Susan Watson, PASCO’s Professional Development Coordinator: (800) 772-8700, ext. 8289 / training@pasco.com.

About the Institutes …

Training Session

Realize the full potential of your PASCO technologies and help your students discover science by attending a summer institute. PASCO offers summer workshops to help you develop skills to take full advantage of teaching with probeware. In these in-depth workshops you will team up with experienced facilitators and fellow science teachers in a collegial atmosphere and learn through an effective mix of demonstrations and hands-on activities. Attend a two- to four-day PASCO Summer Institute and return to your classroom with a solid foundation for effectively integrating PASCO probeware into your science curriculum, and with labs you can implement right away.

Learn to:

  • Master the features of the software, hardware and interfaces.
  • Optimize your use of technology in the classroom.
  • Practice classroom-ready lab activities in Physics.
  • Create or customize your own lab activities for your students.