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LabQuest 1.7.3 Update

We’re pleased to release the latest update for Original LabQuest. The version 1.7.3 update is free and recommended for all LabQuest users.

New Features and Enhancements

  • Support for Vernier Structures & Materials Tester
  • Resolved issue involving data from long-term radiation counts
  • Fixed display of curve fit coefficient errors in Plot Details

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Logger Pro 3.9 Update

Logger Pro 3.9 is now available for download. Version 3.9 features:

Logger Pro 3.9 is a free update to all Logger Pro 3 users.

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New Investigating Wind Energy Lab Book

<i>Investigating Wind Energy</i>

The Investigating Wind Energy book contains 10 hands-on, engaging wind energy experiments for elementary students plus a culminating wind energy engineering project. Students explore wind energy through the use of KidWind MINI Wind Turbines and the Vernier Energy Sensor.

Topics such as energy transfer, basic electric circuits, and blade variables, including pitch, shape, quantity, mass, and material, are covered. It is written for and aligned to NGSS.

New Vernier Engineering Projects with LEGO MINDSTORMS Education NXT Lab Book

<i>Vernier Engineering Projects with LEGO<sup>®</sup> MINDSTORMS<sup>®</sup> Education NXT</i>

Vernier Engineering Projects with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education NXT contains 12 engineering challenges for use with the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education NXT Base Set and LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education NXT Software version 2 (not compatible with EV3).

This book is perfect to challenge upper middle school and high school students to build and program robots for testing batteries, to locate “land mines,” to automate plant watering, and more.

Vernier 2015 Catalog

Vernier 2015 Catalog Our new catalog is on the way to customers now! If you are already on our mailing list, you will receive a copy soon. If not, join our mailing list or download the catalog PDF.

Go Wireless Temp Wins Tech & Learning’s 2014 Award of Excellence

Tech & Learning 2014 Award of Excellence winner

Tech & Learning’s Awards of Excellence recognizes both creative new offerings and significantly updated products that help educators in the business of teaching, training and managing with technology. Evaluation criteria include the following: quality and effectiveness, ease of use, creative use of technology, and suitability for use in an educational environment.

Source: Tech & Learning

LabQuest 2 and Video Physics Are 2015 BETT Award Finalists

2015 BETT award finalist badge

Vernier has two products as 2015 BETT award finalists! LabQuest 2 was nominated in the digital devices and international digital resource categories and Video Physics in the educational apps category.

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2014, Bett has evolved into the world’s leading event for learning technology, with a broader remit than ever before. Covering the breadth of lifelong learning, the event brings together more than 35,000 industry leaders, practitioners, professionals and inspirational figures to share ideas inspiration on how to support learning together through technology. For more information, visit www.bettshow.com.

Vernier Sponsors NABT Ecology/Environmental Science Teaching Award

Each year, Vernier sponsors the NABT Ecology/Environmental Science Teaching Award. The award includes $1,000 toward travel to the NABT Professional Development Conference and $500 of Vernier equipment. Applications for the 2015 Award will be available on the NABT website soon after the November conference, and the deadline for submission is March 15, 2015.

Details can be found at www.vernier.com/grants/nabt

Happy Halloween!

Have a fun and safe Halloween from Vernier!

Christine and David Vernier Win 2014 Simon Benson Award for Philanthropy

Photo provided by Portland State University On October 23, Christine and David Vernier were presented with the Simon Benson Award for Philanthropy by Portland State University. Named for one of Oregon’s first philanthropists, the Simon Benson Award for Philanthropy was created by Portland State University in 1999 to honor the state’s contemporary leaders of philanthropy.
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