Vernier Software and Technology
Vernier Software & Technology

Engineering and Coding Institute

Educators attending Engineering for Science Classrooms institute

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  • Date:

    Wednesday, July 11, 2018
  • Time:

    8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Cost:

  • Location:

    Vernier Software & Technology
    13979 SW Millikan Way
    Beaverton, OR 97005
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For intermediate users who have some experience using Logger Pro.

In this one-day, hands-on workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore ways to introduce engineering practices and principles to your students using Vernier sensors and software. During the workshop you will engage in several engineering activities:

  • Engineering Extension Activities

    Extend your science experiments with engineering challenges. You will learn how a Digital Control Unit (DCU) can be used to develop logic-based, sensor-control systems. Practice controlling inexpensive DC devices (motors, buzzers, LEDs, and others) with the DCU and create an automated, sensor-controlled apparatus.

  • Structures & Bridges Investigations

    Using the Vernier Structures & Materials Tester, you will learn how to conduct an engineering lesson moving from basic concepts of geometry and design, through testing of small components, and capping it off with a bridge or truss design contest.

  • Build Your Own Sensor Projects

    Get a new perspective on the sensors and instruments you use in your lab, and an understanding of the science and engineering that went into creating them, by making your own! You will build simple sensors and learn how to calibrate them for use with Vernier interfaces and software. Examples include temperature, force sensors, and photogates.

  • Scratch & Go! Coding

    Explore ways to incorporate basic computer science in your curriculum by using our Go!Temp and Go!Motion sensors with the Scratch programming language. Learn the fundamentals of Scratch and how to bring sensor data into your projects.

Note that the Arduino workshop is on the day following this workshop. Consider attending it if you are interested in further training on engineering education topics.

This workshop will be held Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Beaverton, OR, at the Vernier office. The $99 registration fee includes lunch and a Vernier Digital Control Unit (a $61 value).

Registration Options

When you register, you also have the option to include a discounted equipment package. Our workshop packages make it affordable to add a Vernier technology purchase to your Engineering and Coding Institute registration.

Engineering and Coding Institute
Engineering and Coding Institute with LabQuest 2 Workshop Package

Engineering and Coding Institute

  • LabQuest 2
  • Logger Lite software (free download)
  • Temperature Probe
$427* Save $30
Engineering and Coding Institute with LabQuest Mini Workshop Package

Engineering and Coding Institute

  • LabQuest Mini
  • Logger Lite software (free download)
  • Temperature Probe
$262* Save $15

* Price does not include shipping and applicable taxes.

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