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Vernier’s Summer Workshops Offer Science and Math Educators Hands-On Training in Data-Collection Technology

Beaverton, OR – March 22, 2006 – Starting in June, Vernier Software & Technology will offer science and math educators extensive training in data-collection technology at 24 locations throughout the United States. Educators can find more information at www.vernier.com/workshop and sign up to be notified by e-mail when registration opens for specific workshops.

Educators will spend one to two days with a skilled trainer, learning how to integrate computer and handheld data-collection technology into their science and math curriculum. These hands-on workshops will include lunch and lab handouts.

Vernier Summer Workshops
These one-day general data-collection workshops feature a wide variety of activities in chemistry, biology, physics, math, middle school science, physical science, and Earth science. During training, teachers will have a choice of using computers, TI calculators, or Palm Powered handhelds. The registration fee is $50, or participants can opt for one of the training packages. Packages include either the LabPro Interface, Logger Pro® Software and Temperature Probe for $299 or LabPro Interface, Light Sensor and Temperature Probe for $250.

The 12 workshop locations include:
Fargo, ND
Sioux Falls, SD
Lincoln, NE
Des Moines, IA
Kansas City, MO
Wichita, KS
Little Rock, AR
Memphis, TN
Pittsburgh, PA
Buffalo, NY
Boise, ID
Vernier HQ, Beaverton, OR

Vernier-Flinn AP Chemistry Workshops
During these two-day summer workshops, teachers do many of the 22 experiments recommended by The College Board. The $99 registration fee includes a copy of the “Advanced Chemistry with Vernier” lab book. The three workshop locations are Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; and Los Angeles, CA.

Tech Trio (Vernier, TI, Ward’s) AP Biology Workshops
These two-day summer workshops feature hands-on training with seven of the AP Biology lab activities recommended by The College Board. The $99 registration fee includes a copy of the “Biology with Computers” lab book. The four workshop locations are Miami, FL; Worcester, MA; Chicago, IL; and Los Angeles, CA.

Vernier-AAPT-PTRA Physics Workshops
These two-day summer workshops feature hands-on training that enables teachers of physics, physical science, and cross-over teachers to become more highly qualified in content, teaching techniques, and technology. The $99 registration fee includes a copy of the “Physics with Computers” lab book. The three workshop locations are Georgia College and State University, GA; Metropolitan State College, CO; and Lee College, TX.

About Vernier Software & Technology
Vernier Software & Technology has been an innovator of data-collection technology for 25 years. Creating easy-to-use and affordable science interfaces, sensors, and software, their products can be found in education from elementary school to college. Vernier helps teachers enhance their science curriculum, increase learning, and build students’ critical thinking skills. For more information visit www.vernier.com.

About Vernier Software & Technology

Vernier Software & Technology has been a leading innovator of scientific data-collection technology for 32 years. Focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), Vernier is dedicated to developing creative ways to teach and learn using hands-on science. Vernier creates easy-to-use and affordable science interfaces, sensors, and graphing/analysis software. With world-wide distribution to over 130 countries, Vernier products are used by educators and students from elementary school to college. Vernier’s technology-based solutions enhance STEM education, increase learning, and build students’ critical thinking skills. Vernier’s business culture is grounded in Earth-friendly policies and practices, and the company provides a family-friendly workplace. For more information, visit www.vernier.com.

Contact

Daylene Long
Vernier Software & Technology
503-277-2299
dlong@vernier.com
Christine Allman
KEH Communications
410-975-9638
christine@kehcomm.com
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