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Get Ready for the Ring

Nick La Rosa, a Level 2 boxing coach from Victoria, Australia, found he could use Vernier data-collection technology to improve the performance of his boxers. Nick has developed various tests to help him evaluate fitness levels of the boxers, as well as effectiveness of the training program.

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What To Do With Old CBLs?

Nüsret Hisim (Walkersville HS, Walkersville, MD) was in the same situation as many other customers: He long ago updated his interfaces to newer LabPros or CBL 2s. Here are some creative ways he makes use of those older, original CBLs.

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Speed of Sound in a Snap

One of the experiments in our physics lab manuals has students determine the speed of sound in air by creating a short sound in a column of air, such as a hollow tube. A Vernier Microphone is used to pick up the initial sound and the echo of the sound from the end of the tube.

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Testing Heat Packs

A popular, inexpensive, product sold in northern climes is a single-use packet that warms up upon “activation” and stays warm for a few hours. They come in different sizes, most are small enough to fit in an adult palm, and they’re advertised as “hand warmers,” “feet warmers,” or generically as heat packs.

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Vernier LabQuest

Vernier announces breakthrough data-collection technology for science education—the Vernier LabQuest.

LabQuest works as a stand-alone device or as a computer interface, providing the versatility to excel in the classroom or in the field.

The Vernier LabQuest includes built-in software for data collection, graphing, and analysis, and on-board applications such as a periodic table and stopwatch. Use the powerful and intuitive software from the vivid color touch-screen—all packed in a rugged and water-resistant exterior.

The freedom to inquire. The technology to excel. The Vernier LabQuest.

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Vernier LabQuest

Students Address Environmental Issues and Solutions In the Classroom and In the Field

Investigating Environmental Science through Inquiry’ lab book uses data collection-technology to look at local issues and solutions

Beaverton, OR –– March 10, 2007 –– Global warming and renewable energy are top of mind with scientists and the media today. Educators can bring these and other environmental issues to students with the lab book “Investigating Environmental Science through Inquiry” by Vernier Software & Technology.

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Students Address Environmental Issues and Solutions In the Classroom and In the Field

NSTA 2007

Join us at NSTA in St. Louis as we announce breakthrough data-collection technology for science education—the Vernier LabQuest. Put a durable, water-resistant interface into your students’ hands and see where science exploration takes them.

Enter to win a FREE LabQuest at Booth #3144 or try it in one of our 13 free workshops at NSTA.

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Our Green Building

Our company’s sustainable operating and building maintenance practices have earned an Existing Building (EB) Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™.

Vernier Software & Technology is committed to providing an exceptional workplace for our employees, so when we began recent renovations on our current facility, the pursuit of a LEED-EB Gold certification was natural progression to quantify our accomplishments, learn how to further enhance our building’s operations and maintenance, and inspire others to adopt sustainable practices.

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EasyLink Wins Award

EasyLink, our USB sensor interface for use with TI-84 Plus graphing calculators, received an Award of Excellence from Technology & Learning. The Award of Excellence recognizes products that help educators teach with technology. EasyLink was given a rigorous test-drive by qualified educators. Evaluation criteria include quality and effectiveness, ease of use, and suitability for use in an educational environment.

New “Ciencias con lo Mejor de Vernier” Book Presents the Best Science Learning Activities from Vernier

Lab book supports Spanish-speaking science education

Beaverton, OR –March 8 – Science and math teachers have a new lab book, Ciencias con lo Mejor de Vernier (Science with the Best from Vernier), to help them conduct hands-on inquiry-based experiments for Spanish-speaking middle and high school students. Published by Vernier International, the international division of Vernier Software & Technology, the book contains 42 lab activities covering core topics in biology, chemistry, Earth science, physics and water quality.

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