Summer Institutes

Learn how to teach science using data collection software.

2019 PASCO Capstone Summer Institute
July 16-19 / $475
At PASCO scientific in Roseville, California

PASCO Capstone Software

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 for Windows and Mac computers 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.

View the workshop agenda for more details.

Class Times:  Tuesday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  |  Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Included:  Summer Institutes include hearty lunches and snacks, a tour of PASCO, and both printed and electronic workshop documents.

Lodging: If you need a hotel, a block of rooms has been reserved until July 1 at the Courtyard Roseville Galleria. Ask for the PASCO rate ($159/night plus tax, breakfast included) when you reserve with them directly at 916-772-3404.

Local Information: For more information on lodging, transportation, and sightseeing options, read our guide to visiting PASCO.

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Feedback from attendees of the previous Capstone Summer Institute:

“Thank you for a wonderful 4 days. I would certainly recommend this institute to colleagues.”

“This was one of the best multi-day workshops I have ever been to.”

“The quality of instruction was well beyond what I had hoped.”

“Loved all of it. Although there was a wide variety of skill levels the atmosphere was always positive, respectful and not at all intimidating.”

“I had the opportunity to meet interesting teacher colleagues with various backgrounds and also learnt some useful things in my interaction with them during the practical sessions. The Institute was time very well spent for me.”

“As I reflected upon 30 years of professional development training, I have experienced the good, bad and the ugly. This training is in my top three! Very well done.”

About Summer Institutes …

Training Session

Realize the full potential of your PASCO technologies and help your students discover science by attending a summer institute. PASCO Summer Institutes are designed 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 PASCO Summer Institute and return to your classroom with a solid foundation for effectively integrating PASCO probeware into your science curriculum — with labs you can implement right away.