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Middle School Science with Vernier 4th Edition

This book is written specifically for students in grades 6–8. It contains 38 experiments in Earth science, life science, and physical science.


Middle School Science with Vernier contains 38 experiments in Earth science, life science, and physical science written specifically for students in grades 6–8. Making use of 10 different Vernier sensors, your students will really enjoy doing these well-tested science experiments.

Included with Middle School Science with Vernier

Electronic Version

  • 38 ready-to-use student experiments
  • Access to up-to-date versions of the experiments
  • Instructions for data collection with Graphical Analysis 4, Logger Pro 3, LabQuest App, and EasyData
  • Essential instructor information including teaching tips, suggested answers, and sample data and graphs
  • Word-processing files of the student experiments, so you can edit the files to match your teaching preferences
  • Complete equipment and supplies list
  • A generous site license—buy one book and duplicate the experiments for your class

Printed Lab Book

When you buy the printed lab book you receive all of the resources listed for the electronic version, plus a printed copy of the book.

Sensors and Interfaces for Experiments

Buy a package to get the sensors and interface used for the experiments in this book.

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Select an experiment below to view an overview, objectives, necessary probeware, and standards correlations.

1A Hot Hand
2Heating of Land and Water
3The Greenhouse Effect
4Relative Humidity
5Soil Study
6Absorption of Radiant Energy
7Reflectivity of Light
8Schoolyard Study
9A Good Sock
10What Causes the Seasons?
11Solar Homes
12Ocean Floor Mapping
13Boiling Temperature of Water
14Freezing and Melting of Water
15How Low Can You Go?
15BZiplock Ice Cream
No probeware used
16A Good Cold Pack
17Lemon "Juice"
18Get a Grip!
19Fun with Pressure
20Water Hardness Study
21Diffusion: How Fast?
22A Water Field Study
23Cooling Rates: Shaq vs. Susie
24Yeast Beasts in Action
25Heart Rate and Body Position
26Heart Rate and Exercise
27Mapping a Magnetic Field
29Frictional Forces
30First-Class Levers
33Graphing Your Motion
34Speeding Up
35The Indy 100
35BPencil Car
No probeware used
36Crash Dummies
37Falling Objects
38A Speedy Slide
Go Direct<sup>®</sup> Temperature Probe
Stainless Steel Temperature Probe
Go Direct<sup>®</sup> pH Sensor

Go Direct® pH Sensor (2)

pH Sensor
Go Direct<sup>®</sup> Light and Color Sensor

Go Direct® Light and Color Sensor (2)

Light Sensor
Go Direct<sup>®</sup> Motion Detector
Motion Detector
Go Direct<sup>®</sup> Voltage Probe

Go Direct® Voltage Probe (1)

Voltage Probe

Voltage Probe (1)

Go Direct<sup>®</sup> Gas Pressure Sensor
Gas Pressure Sensor
Go Direct<sup>®</sup> Conductivity Probe
Conductivity Probe
Hand-Grip Heart Rate Monitor
Go Direct<sup>®</sup> 3-Axis Magnetic Field Sensor

Go Direct® 3-Axis Magnetic Field Sensor (2)

Magnetic Field Sensor
Go Direct<sup>®</sup> Force and Acceleration Sensor

Go Direct® Force and Acceleration Sensor (4)

Dual-Range Force Sensor

No probeware used (2)


National and State Standards Correlations

Meet your state and national curriculum standards with experiments from Middle School Science with Vernier 4th Edition. National and State Standard Correlations

Sample Download

Preview "A Hot Hand" from Middle School Science with Vernier. The preview download includes student instructions, teacher tips, sample data, and more.

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Ordering Information

All prices are for U.S. educators.

NameOrder CodePriceQuantity
Middle School Science with Vernier (Electronic Version)MSV-E$40
Middle School Science with VernierMSV$48

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