We’ve released a free Logger Pro 3 update, our full-featured, award-winning data collection program for Macintosh and Windows. Logger Pro 3 has been awarded eSchoolnews’ Reader’s Choice Awards, Technology & Learning’s Award of Excellence, and the Worldidac product choice award.
Vernier is sponsoring an NABT Ecology/Environmental Teaching Award that will be given to a secondary school teacher who has successfully developed and demonstrated an innovative approach in the teaching of ecology/environmental science and has carried his/her commitment to the environment into the community. Our sponsorship of this award includes $500 toward travel to the NABT National Convention, a $500 discretionary fund, and $500 of Vernier equipment. The recipient also receives a plaque to be presented at the NABT National Convention, and a one-year complimentary NABT membership. Nomination deadline is March 15, 2006.
Parker Moreland has been volunteering at an intermediate school in New Milford, CT, where he has come up with a clever modification of the “What Causes the Seasons” lab in our Earth Science with Computers book. Continue reading about “What Causes the Seasons?”
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.
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.