Vernier Software and Technology
Vernier Software & Technology

Free STEM Professional Development Workshops

Free, hands-on training helps you integrate data-collection technology into your science curriculum.

Calling all science educators! Step out of your classrooms and join us for a four-hour exploration of the latest and greatest in probeware and data-collection technology.

Whether you’re currently using data-collection technology in your science classroom or just exploring the use of probeware, join us for a hands-on training opportunity led by a former science educator with years of classroom experience. Connect with peers to share ideas and leave with classroom-ready experiments that will have a positive impact on your students all year.

You’ll leave the workshop ready to excite your students’ learning with data collection. And, to make it even easier, you’ll receive instructions to download the Workshop Training Manual, which includes ready-to-use lab handouts for all science disciplines.

Register Today

Find an upcoming workshop near you and sign up today.

Benefits of attending

  • Participate in hands-on training led by an experienced science educator.
  • Collaborate, share ideas, and learn with your peers.
  • Explore age-appropriate, classroom-ready experiments.
  • Learn about Vernier technology solutions for biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, and coding.

Attendees receive

  • $50 Vernier gift certificate toward your next purchase
  • Four hours of free, hands-on training
  • Complimentary meal
  • Workshop Training Manual download

Hands-On Training for All Science Educators

Get ready to explore some of these popular labs, designed to meet the needs of teachers across a wide variety of grade levels and STEM disciplines.

After a brief introduction and overview, you will have the opportunity to try the experiments that interest you. A sample of the experiments include:

Physics

  • In “Impulse and Momentum” use a Go Direct® Sensor Cart to determine impulse and change in momentum based on measurements of force and velocity.
  • Explore Newton’s second law using a Force and Acceleration Sensor.

Chemistry

  • Use a Colorimeter to determine the concentration of a nickel sulfate solution in the “Beer’s Law” lab.
  • Investigate the conductivity and concentration of solutions with a Conductivity Probe in the “Conductivity of Solutions” lab.

Biology

  • Measure concentrations of carbon dioxide during cell respiration with a CO2 Gas Sensor.
  • In the “Monitoring EKG” lab, you’ll strap on an EKG Sensor and graph your own heart’s electrical activity!

Environmental/Earth Science

  • Explore exciting classroom applications for the built-in GPS sensor that comes in LabQuest 2.
  • In “Exploring Magnetism,” you’ll measure and manipulate the strength of magnetic fields using a Magnetic Field Sensor.

K-8 Science Education

  • Use a Heart Rate Monitor to measure your heart rate before and after exercise in the “Heart Rate and Exercise” experiment.
  • In “Learning to Use a Motion Detector,” you’ll use a Motion Detector to measure the position of objects as they move.

Coding with Vernier

Explore coding and robotics using mBot and Scratch-based software in the “Follow-the-Line,” activity.

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LabQuest 2 Workshop Package

Special Savings Along with Expert Training

Our workshop packages make it affordable to add a Vernier technology purchase to your free workshop. You can add a workshop package when you register for a specific workshop.

Professional Development Workshop
  • Four hours of training
  • Complimentary meal
  • Workshop Training Manual download
FREE
Professional Development Workshop with LabQuest 2 Workshop Package

Professional Development Workshop

Plus
  • LabQuest 2
  • Logger Lite software (free download)
  • Temperature Probe
$328* Save $30
Professional Development Workshop with Go Direct Workshop Package

Professional Development Workshop

Plus
  • Go Direct® Temperature Probe
  • Go Direct® Gas Pressure Sensor
  • Go Direct® Force and Acceleration Sensor
  • Graphical Analysis 4 (free app)
$237* Save $20
Professional Development Workshop with LabQuest Mini Workshop Package

Professional Development Workshop

Plus
  • LabQuest Mini
  • Logger Lite software (free download)
  • Temperature Probe
$163* Save $15

* Price does not include shipping and applicable taxes.

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Our workshops fill fast! Find an upcoming workshop near you and sign up today.

Attendee Quote

“This was a great experience, teacher focused, with time to simply play and experiment and get any questions answered.”

Jeremy R., Biology Teacher, Columbus, OH
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