Barrows STEM Academy Boosts Student Learning and Performance in Science on State Tests

| December 17, 2019

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Students now use the PASCO sensors — along with the AirLink® interface, which allows them to connect the sensors wirelessly via Bluetooth® — for accurate, real time data collection. Available for over 80 measurements, the rugged, reliable sensors combine advanced technology with plug-and-play usability for easy use in and out of the classroom. Students also use the SPARKvue software with the sensors for real-time quantitative measurement and analysis.

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