School labs use sensors to measure temperatures and many other parameters that change during an experiment. For example, instead of fitness watch, in the nineties and noughties we’d use a sensor costing ££/$$ that needed experience to set up. Here are pictures of labs, data loggers, sensors and experiments. You’ll see different solutions to computers in a lab and for example, different colorimeters and different ways to measure acceleration. It’s a bit random, but luckily I did often take photos back then so that these photos can remind how tricky it was to do data logging (while also manage a class).
rogerfrost.com is a compendium of ideas for using technology with sciencey questions in mind. Started in 1995 to offer ideas to school science teachers, Roger Frost expanded the coverage to home automation, gadgets and sensors to monitor, or understand, what’s going on around us.
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