Tagged: datalogger

weather station

Weather station With a data logger several sensors can be used together to monitor the weather over periods lasting weeks. Suitable sensors include temperature, pressure, humidity, light or even a rotation sensor to check...

battery life

Battery life In this experiment an electrical cell is tested to exhaustion. The cell might be a dry-cell, an alkaline cell or a lead-acid accumulator. The decreasing voltage is measured over a (long) period...

a data logger is a scientist’s camera

data loggers – the scientist’s camera! There is a rich world of data waiting to be collected. Take an accelerometer with you on a theme park roller coaster or if that’s too sad, take...

fermentation

In the manufacture of yoghurt, bacteria turn lactose into lactic acid. The acid denatures or spoils the milk protein and sets it solid. In the process, the milk starts to taste sour and its...

about the ‘sid’ file format

Q. What is SID? A. It’s a standard file format that every data logging manufacturer is encouraged to support. The results of data logging experiments can be better shared in the ‘SID’ format. This...

data logging software choices

The sensors and equipment you buy for school requires software made for it. There IS a generic program, called Insight (below). which works with lots of different manufacturer’s kit. It has the advantage of...

data you can analyse

I find it educational to look at results collected by others. This is the page from which you can download the results of our experiments using sensors. Real results are often messy, but these all...

scientist 18: the data logger company – agriculture (2012)

Roger Frost meets Tony Peloe from Cambridge firm, Delta-T, who supply plant and environment monitoring equipment to plant growers and researchers. Follow-up link: Delta-T www.delta-t.co.uk Tagged biology, Nicola Terry, physics, technology, datalogger, data logging, pyranometer, soil humidity, Delta-T,...

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