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Our webinars offer innovative ways to engage students with STEM in traditional classroom or virtual environments. Our experienced educational technology specialists will walk you through experiments that students can do using our free sample data.

Upcoming Webinars

Recharge Your Lesson Plan! Moving Beyond the Lemon Battery to Teach Electrochemistry

Keep your electrochemistry lesson plans current and move beyond the lemon battery! Join Vernier chemistry expert Nüsret Hisim as he explores electrochemistry through a voltaic cell experiment. You’ll learn how to use simple materials, including string, metal wire, and salt solutions, to create half-cells with your students. This experiment will help students understand the structure of a voltaic cell, electrolytes, and salt bridges.

February 8, 2023

4:00–4:30 p.m. PST | 7:00–7:30 p.m. EST

Keep your electrochemistry lesson plans current and move beyond the lemon battery! Join Vernier chemistry expert Nüsret Hisim as he explores electrochemistry through a voltaic cell experiment. You’ll learn how to use simple materials, including string, metal wire, and salt solutions, to create half-cells with your students. This experiment will help students understand the structure of a voltaic cell, electrolytes, and salt bridges.

Capacitors, Sound Waves, and Beats: Lessons to Energize Your Classroom

Electricity and sound units are on the horizon for the second half of the typical physics curriculum. Get a head start on your spring lessons with our latest webinar!

February 9, 2023

4:00–4:45 p.m. PST | 7:00–7:45 p.m. EST

Electricity and sound units are on the horizon for the second half of the typical physics curriculum. Get a head start on your spring lessons with our latest webinar! Join physics expert Tom Smith to explore two of our popular experiments: “Capacitors” and “Sound Waves and Beats.” In addition, we’ll demonstrate how to use the Vernier Graphical Analysis® app to measure the potential across a resistor-capacitor circuit, explore the properties of sound waves, and more.

Recent Webinars

The Skin You’re In:
Using Vernier Sensors to Teach Human Physiology

Help your students get to know the skin they’re in with our human physiology sensors! Whether they are aspiring health professionals or budding biomedical engineers, your students will gain a deeper understanding of human physiology through hands-on biology learning.

Help your students get to know the skin they’re in with our human physiology sensors! Whether they are aspiring health professionals or budding biomedical engineers, your students will gain a deeper understanding of human physiology through hands-on biology learning. Join our director of biology, John Melville, as he demonstrates a variety of easy-to-use sensors, including our Go Direct® Hand Dynamometer and Go Direct EKG Sensor, all using our Vernier Graphical Analysis® Pro app.

Get Outside: Engaging Students in Environmental Science Without Leaving Campus

Have you been wondering how to get your students excited about environmental science? You don’t have to go off site to give them the opportunity to explore ecological systems, learn about data collection, and engage in scientific inquiry. Vernier biology expert Colleen McDaniel shows you how to introduce students to testing the soil, air, and water around them using Vernier technology—all without leaving your campus!

Mastering Motion: Strategies for Teaching Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics

Torque, rotations, and angular momentum can be challenging concepts for students to comprehend. In this webinar, Vernier physics expert Tom Smith discusses multiple classroom-tested strategies that help students build competency and confidence in rotational kinematics and dynamics.

Mixed Up No More: Achieving Clean Identification and Separation of Compounds with Your Go Direct® Mini GC™

Have you been wondering how to program your Go Direct® Mini GC™ or Vernier Mini GC Plus to identify a compound or give clean separation between peaks? Our team is here to help!

Have you been wondering how to program your Go Direct® Mini GC™  or Vernier Mini GC Plus to identify a compound or give clean separation between peaks? We can help!

Experiment:

Using Gas Chromatography: Identifying an Unknown Compound

Physics Meets Programming: How to Use Python® to Increase Student Engagement

Students use programming to understand a physics phenomena.

Physics experts Dave Vernier and Tom Smith demonstrate how educators and their students can model physics phenomena using Python (a popular coding language) with Vernier software and sensors. 

Get examples of how students can use Python to interact with sensor data they have collected—and in the process, experience real-world applications of physics and coding!

The Fundamentals of Measuring Dissolved Oxygen

Students learning about dissolved oxygen

Dissolved oxygen is a common parameter used to determine ecosystem health and productivity. Whether your students are observing changes in dissolved oxygen concentrations or learning about the quality of an aquatic environment, Vernier dissolved oxygen probes can help you engage them in hands-on environmental science learning.

Biology and environmental science expert Colleen McDaniel answers your top questions about dissolved oxygen and any of the Vernier probes used to measure it, including the Go Direct® Optical Dissolved Oxygen Probe.

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