In March 2005, Olathe North HS (Olathe, KS) students Kevin Skov and Greg May, along with teacher Steve Obenhaus, took a trip to the southern reaches of Texas to explore Laguna Madre’s hypersaline characteristics. Laguna Madre, a large body of shallow water separating Padre Island from the South Texas mainland, is one of only a few hypersaline lagoons in the world.
The Logitech® QuickCam® Pro 4000 web camera is an excellent way to inexpensively bring video capture to Logger Pro. The camera has an advanced VGA CCD sensor, and it supports 640 x 480 videos. It has a manual focus lens and is capable of capturing video at 15 frames per second. The QuickCam Pro 4000 connects to the computer through a USB port.
On August 19th, 20 Vernier employees packed backpacks with school supplies for Schoolhouse Supplies. The eager team packed 386 backpacks with pouches, folders, rulers, spiral notebooks, pencils, and crayons donated by Vernier Software & Technology.
All the backpacks then were delivered to Creston Elementary in Portland, OR to start the students off to a new year with the supplies they’ll use to learn, grow, and succeed.
Beaverton, OR – August 1, 2005 – High school and college students can now use advanced technology to study important concepts in health and physiology including blood pressure, lung function, grip strength, and more. Created for high school and college labs, Vernier Software & Technology’s new lab book, Human Physiology with Vernier, contains 24 hands-on physiology experiments using Vernier data-collection technology.
Our new and highly anticipated lab book, Human Physiology with Vernier, contains 24 human physiology experiments designed to encourage students to think about the physiology of various human organ systems. These activities involve using Vernier sensors such as the Spirometer and Hand Dynamometer to measure the activity of the upper respiratory tract, the lungs, the heart, the nervous system, and the musculoskeletal system.
The Vernier EasyLink is the least expensive way to collect data using a single sensor and a TI-84 Plus or TI-84 Plus Silver Edition graphing calculator. EasyLink is the perfect solution for students and teachers new to data collection in their math or science classroom.
Connect Vernier EasyTemp directly to a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator and collect temperature data directly on your calculator! EasyTemp is great in math classrooms for studying exponential functions and more!
BEAVERTON, Oregon, June 27, 2005 – Math and science educators have a new, extremely affordable, yet powerful data-collection option. The Vernier EasyLink from Vernier Software & Technology allows students to connect sensors directly to a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator. By plugging EasyLink into the graphing calculator’s USB port, students can connect to 36 individual sensors to collect measurements such as pH, force, dissolved oxygen, light, and more.