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Physical Science with Vernier 4th Edition

Containing 40 experiments, Physical Science with Vernier is perfect for introductory physical science and integrated science classes.


Physical Science with Vernier contains 40 ready-to-use experiments for physical science (middle school through grade 10). Experiments are included for nine Vernier physical science sensors and cover topics in chemistry and physics. The experiments are perfect for introductory physical science and integrated science classes.

Included with Physical Science with Vernier

Electronic Version

  • 40 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, instructions for preparing solutions, 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.

1Temperature Probe Response Time
2Boiling Temperature of Water
3Freezing and Melting of Water
4Evaporation of Alcohols
5Endothermic and Exothermic Reactions
6Neutralization Reactions
7Mixing Warm and Cold Water
8Heat of Fusion
9Energy Content of Fuels
10Energy Content of Foods
11Absorption of Radiant Energy
12An Insulated Cola Bottle
13A Good Sock
14Insolation Angle
15Solar Homes and Heat Sinks
16Conducting Solutions
17Conductivity of Saltwater: The Effect of Concentration
18Acid Strengths
19Frictional Forces
20First-Class Levers
22An Inclined Plane
23Reflectivity of Light
24Polarizing Light
25How Bright is the Light?
26Electromagnets: Winding Things Up
27Magnetic Field Explorations
28Household Acids and Bases
29Acid Rain
30Gas Pressure and Volume
31Gas Temperature and Pressure
32Fun with Pressure
33Lemon "Juice"
34Simple Circuits
35Graphing Your Motion
36Speeding Up
37It's Race Day
38Crash Lesson
39Newton's Second Law
40Falling Objects
Go Direct<sup>™</sup> Temperature Probe
Stainless Steel Temperature Probe
Go Direct<sup>™</sup> Conductivity Probe
Conductivity Probe
Go Direct<sup>™</sup> Force and Acceleration Sensor

Go Direct Force and Acceleration Sensor (4)

Dual-Range Force Sensor
Go Direct<sup>™</sup> Light and Color Sensor
Light Sensor
Go Direct<sup>™</sup> 3-Axis Magnetic Field Sensor

Go Direct 3-Axis Magnetic Field Sensor (2)

Magnetic Field Sensor
Go Direct<sup>™</sup> pH Sensor

Go Direct pH Sensor (2)

pH Sensor
Go Direct<sup>™</sup> Gas Pressure Sensor
Gas Pressure Sensor
Go Direct<sup>™</sup> Voltage Probe

Go Direct Voltage Probe (2)

Voltage Probe
Go Direct<sup>™</sup> Motion Detector
Motion Detector


National and State Standards Correlations

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

Sample Download

Preview "Freezing and Melting of Water" from Physical 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
Physical Science with Vernier (Electronic Version)PSV-E$40
Physical Science with VernierPSV$48

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