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Middle School Science with Vernier

This book is written specifically for students in grades 6–8. It contains 38 experiments in Earth science, life science, and physical science.


Middle School Science with Vernier was written specifically for students in grades 6-8. It contains 38 experiments in Earth science, life science, and physical science, making use of ten different Vernier middle school sensors. Your students will really enjoy doing these well written and well tested science experiments!

Included with Middle School Science with Vernier

  • Complete student experiments with materials list, step-by-step instructions, data tables, and questions.
  • Teacher Information section for each experiment with complete directions for setting up experiments, helpful hints, and sample graphs and data.
  • Ready to use student versions of computer experiments in print; computer, LabQuest, and calculator version in electronic format.
  • Instructions to perform the experiments on every supported platform:
    • Computer
    • LabQuest in standalone mode
    • Calculator (EasyData and Datamate)

Features listed above are only available when you purchase the lab book. The downloadable evaluation PDFs include student instructions only.

Sensors and Interfaces for Experiments

Buy a package to get the sensors and interface used for the experiments in this book.

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Select an experiment below to view objectives, standards correlations, or download a preview.

1A Hot Hand
2Heating of Land and Water
3The Greenhouse Effect
4Relative Humidity
5Soil Study
6Absorption of Radiant Energy
7Reflectivity of Light
8Schoolyard Study
9A Good Sock
10What Causes the Seasons?
11Solar Homes
12Ocean Floor Mapping
13Boiling Temperature of Water
14Freezing and Melting of Water
15How Low Can You Go?
15BZiplock Ice Cream
No probeware used
16A Good Cold Pack
17Lemon "Juice"
18Get a Grip!
19Fun with Pressure
20Water Hardness Study
21Diffusion: How Fast?
22A Water Field Study
23Cooling Rates: Shaq vs. Susie
24Yeast Beasts in Action
25Heart Rate and Body Position
26Heart Rate and Exercise
27Mapping a Magnetic Field
29Frictional Forces
30First-Class Levers
33Graphing Your Motion
34Measuring Momentum
35The Indy 100
35BPencil Car
No probeware used
36Crash Dummies
37Falling Objects
38A Speedy Slide


National and State Standards Correlations

Meet your state and national curriculum standards with experiments from Middle School Science with Vernier. National and State Standard Correlations

Ordering Information

All prices are for U.S. educators.

NameOrder CodePriceQuantity
Middle School Science with VernierMSV$48

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