ROSEVILLE, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PASCO® scientific, the global leader in 21st century science education, announced today the release of SPARKvue HD, a new app for iPad available now on the App Store. Designed from the ground up around a science learning framework, SPARKvue HD seamlessly integrates the modern technologies of sensor-based data collection into the teaching and learning experience.
SPARKvue HD is a member of PASCO's SPARKscience™ family, providing the same user experience across all technology environments teachers or students may be using, from desktop computers to netbooks, interactive whiteboads, and of course the iPad and other tablets. No matter what the mix of technology is in the classroom or the school, teachers and students all share the same user experience, placing the learning experience in the forefront and simplifying classroom management.
Just connect any of over 70 PASCO sensors (via PASCO's Bluetooth sensor interface, PASPORT® AirLink 2), and begin measuring a wide range of phenomena, including pH, temperature, force and motion, carbon dioxide level, and many more.
- Measure and display sensor data in real time
- Display data in a graph, analog meter, digits or table
- Analyze data with built-in statistical tools
- Open and perform any of the 60-plus SPARKlab® interactive lab activities included free
- Create electronic student lab journals
SPARKvue HD comes with over 60 SPARKlabs, electronic inquiry-based lab activities, that give teachers the ability to blend background or instructional content, live data collection and analysis, reflection prompts and more, all completely within the SPARKvue HD environment. Teachers can even create their own SPARKlabs.
SPARKvue HD currently supports 24 languages.
The SPARKvue HD app is available from the App Store on iPad for $9.99 USD (or equivalent in other currencies)*.
For more information and a direct link to the app, see www.pasco.com/iPad.
*SPARKvue HD is also available at a discount through Apple's Education Volume Purchase Program.
PASCO is the global expert in 21st century science education, providing innovative education technology solutions for primary, secondary, and university level science, across all disciplines including biology, chemistry, physics and engineering. With nearly 50 years experience, PASCO is committed to the advancement of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, serving educators in more than 100 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.pasco.com.