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Google Science Journal and Vernier Go Direct Sensors

Vernier Go Direct® Technology Provides Real-Time Graphing in the Google Science Journal App

Vernier inspires scientific curiosity in students in over 150 countries. We are committed to developing sensor technology that helps students understand the world around them and inspires them to be makers.

We partnered with Google because they share this vision, and we are the first probeware company to provide real-time graphing for students in Google Science Journal.

Google Science Journal requires Graphical Analysis 4 Beta installed to use Vernier Go Direct® sensors

  • How does a solar home retain heat?

  • Why does a helium balloon rise?

  • What factors affect the floatation of a boat?

  • What’s the best material for the sole of your shoe?

  • What causes the seasons?

  • What makes dough rise?

  • How does exercise influence heart rate?

Ask Questions. Explore Answers.

With Google Science Journal, your students can organize their ideas into projects, make predictions, take notes, collect data in multiple trials, and then annotate results. Simply connect a compatible Go Direct sensor to begin wirelessly streaming data to your Android device.

You will need our Graphical Analysis 4 Beta app to use our Go Direct® Temperature Probe, Go Direct® Force and Acceleration Sensor, Go Direct® CO2 Gas Sensor, Go Direct® O2 Gas Sensor, and Go Direct® Hand Dynamometer. Additional Go Direct sensor support is coming in the future.

Features

  • Collect and graph time-based data
  • Connect multiple sensors
  • Examine points
  • Find the min, max, and mean
  • Add annotations
  • Upload an image of the experiment
  • Record observations and summarize results in Notes
  • Use the accessibility feature to illustrate data with sound
  • Export data as a CSV file

Screenshots

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Requirements

Get Started

To use Go Direct sensors with Google Science Journal, you will need to install Graphical Analysis 4.0 Beta and Google Science Journal from the Google Play Store.

Step 1: Install Graphical Analysis 4.0 Beta for Android.

  1. On your Android device, find Graphical Analysis 4 on the Google Play Store.
  2. Scroll down to the section Become a beta tester.
  3. Tap Join now.
  4. Scroll back to the top and tap the Install button.
Google Play Store screenshot of beta tester section

Step 2: Install Google Science Journal.

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