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Mastering Scientific Practices With Technology






In this video, columnist Ben Smith shares information from the Science 2.0 column, “Mastering Scientific Practices With Technology,” that appeared in a recent issue of The Science Teacher. Read the article here.   

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Did They Really Read It?






In this video, columnist Jared Mader shares information from the Science 2.0 column, “Did They Really Read It?” that appeared in a recent issue of The Science Teacher. Read the article here.  

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The iPad Pro: Hands-on Observations






The iPad Pro is, at its core, a larger iPad. Larger screen. Larger speakers (four of them), larger keyboard, larger processor, and larger resolution. But so what? Well, I guess it depends on whether or not you believe in magic! I’ve been with the iPad since the first one back in spring of 2010. The original […]

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Build Your Professional Network






In this video, columnist Ben Smith shares information from the Science 2.0 column, “Build Your Professional Network,” that appeared in a recent issue of The Science Teacher. Read the article here: Build Your Professional Network

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The PASCO Bluetooth Spectrometer: Even Isaac Newton would flip over the power of this digital prism!






Simply put, constructivism is a theory of knowledge that argues that humans generate knowledge and meaning from an interaction between their experiences and their ideas. So it follows that nothing is can be more constructivist than exploring the theoretical with real-time tools that measure the invisible. And the PASCO Wireless Spectrometer is just such a tool.     […]

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Social Media Primer






In this video, columnists Ben Smith and Jared Mader share information from their Science 2.0 column, “Social Media Primer,” that appeared in a recent issue of The Science Teacher. Read the article here: http://bit.ly/1OY0772

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The Vernier Go Wireless Link: A Bluetooth Broadcaster for your Sensors






Vernier’s new Go Wireless Link is a small but effective solution to expand the scope and reach of over 40 sensors. Using a Bluetooth bridge between sensor and computer or tablet, and a usable range extending up to 30 meters, the Go Wireless Link provided an upgrade to existing sensors and a new frontier in what’s possible in data collection.






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Start Your App Search With a Question






In this video, columnists Ben Smith and Jared Mader share information from their Science 2.0 column, “Start Your App Search With a Question,” that appeared in the Summer issue of The Science Teacher. Read the article here.

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Get Lost in the Magic of Learning with the Celestron Flipview Digital Microscope






One of the wonderful things about the amazing science education technology available to teachers today is that the tech can disappear—in a good way. The Celestron Flipview digital microscope is one of them. Celestron, as a company can trace its roots back to 1955, but the magic of of optics goes back to the 15th century. […]

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Go Big with Vernier’s Go Wireless pH Sensor

Go Big with Vernier’s Go Wireless pH Sensor  pH, like time and temperature, is a physical characteristic that is tossed around daily in science class but rarely understood on a deeper level. In short, time is a measurement of change; temperature is a measurement of relative motion; and pH is the negative log of the […]

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