The data were taken by a bunch of teachers on the way from the Oregon Convention Center to our office for a tour on November 20, 2008. Verle Walters was their mentor. The data was taken with a LabQuest and our new Vernier GPS Sensor (coming in 2009).
For years, Jackie has been having her students graph the physical properties of the elements versus atomic number to look for patterns related to period and group. Jackie modified her activity to use LabQuest.
Roland Stout, Associate Professor of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, challenged his environmental chemistry class to find an interesting and environmentally significant carbon dioxide source or sink and to verify their findings using a CO2 sensor.
The Worlddidac Award was presented to Vernier Software & Technology in Basel, Switzerland earlier this month. An international jury of education experts selected LabQuest for its innovation, quality, pedagogic value, ease of use, and overall value.